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Title

Study of dead lion

1868


Artist

William Strutt

England, Australia

03 Jul 1825 - 03 Jan 1915


About

William Strutt worked in Australia between 1850 and 1862, and was the first Royal Academy trained artist to pursue a career in the colony. He made a number of major history paintings of Australian subjects after his return to England (eg. 'Black Thursday', 1864) as well as religious and genre works.

© Australian Art Department, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2003


Details


Date

1868


Media category

Drawing


Materials used

pencil, watercolour on ivory wove paper


Dimensions

18.6 x 16.0 cm sight


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased with funds provided by the Gil & Shay Docking Drawing Fund 2003


Location

Not on display


Accession number

262.2003


Artist information

William Strutt

Works in the collection

13