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Title

Syrian (2300 BC)

circa 1946


Artist

Loudon Sainthill

United Kingdom, Australia

1919 - 1969


Details


Other Title

Syrian 2300 B.C.


Date

circa 1946


Media category

Watercolour


Materials used

pencil, watercolour, gouache on paper on cardboard


Dimensions

63.0 x 50.6 cm sheet


Credit

Purchased by public subscription 1946


Location

Not on display


Accession number

7726


Artist information

Loudon Sainthill

Works in the collection

40


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Art Gallery of New South Wales, A History of costume: from 4000 B.C. to 1945 A.D, Sydney, 1946. cat.no. 4; titled 'Syrian 2300 B.C.'

Author Unknown, Loudon Sainthill Scholarship.