- Place where the work was made
- circa 1900
- Media category
- Materials used
- pencil, pen and black ink on thin cream wove paper
- 14.9 x 19.7 cm (sheet)
- Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
- Purchased with funds provided by the Australian Prints, Drawings and Watercolours Benefactors' Fund 2012
- Not on display
- Accession number
- Artist information
Works in the collection
This drawing is a study for the painting by Russell in the Gallery’s collection, 'Mon ami Polite' 1900, which was purchased in 1966. Claude Monet, whom Russell befriended on Bell-Île-en-mer, also painted this fisherman (named Polite, or Poly) in 1886; this work is now in the Musée Marmottan, Paris.
Shown in 3 exhibitions
Pont aven et les ecoles bretonnes tableaux modernes, Thierry-Lannon, 21 Jul 2012 -
Impression of colour: colour in Australian art, Lauraine Diggins Fine Art, North Caulfield, 18 Aug 2012–29 Sep 2012
Referenced in 1 publication
Lauraine Diggins Fine Art, Impression of colour: colour in Australian art, 'Impression of colour', pg. 2-13, North Caulfield, 2012, 9 (illus.).
Other works by John Russell
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