Study for the Rabbiters

Russell Drysdale

Study for the Rabbiters by Russell Drysdale

Details

Artist
Russell Drysdale
Title
Study for the Rabbiters
Year
c.1947
Medium
ink, pencil and watercolour on paper
Size
14.7 x 24.6 cm
Stock Number
200531

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Provenance

Vivien Leigh, London
Private collection, London
Sotheby's Australia, Melbourne, November 2000, lot 22
Private collection, Melbourne

Exhibited

You Beaut Country: A Selection of Australian Paintings 1940 - 2000, Agnews, London 3-26 October 2001, cat. no. 48
Annual Collectors’ Exhibition 2001, Lauraine Diggins Fine Art, Melbourne, 16 June – 14 July 2001, cat. no. 40
Australian Modern: Arte Australiana Moderna e Contemporanea e Arte Aborigena, Fondazione Mudima, Milan, 23 April - 24 May, 2002
From a Scrap of Paper: Drawing, Watecolour, Paint, Print, Photography, Lauraine Diggins Fine Art, 15 November - 16 December 2011
Russell Drysdale Centenary Drawing Exhibition, SH Ervin Gallery, Sydney, NSW., 17 February - 25 March 2012, Carrick Hill House Museum & Historic Garden, Adelaide, SA., 5 April - 17 June 2012, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Mornington, VIC, 30 June - 5 August 2012
Russell Drysdale The Drawings, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, 17 Feb - 20 March 2012

Literature

Australian Modern: Arte Australiana Moderna e Contemporanea e Arte Aborigena, exhibition catalogue, Malakoff Fine Art Press, Melbourne, 2002, p.34
Klepac, Lou, Russell Drysdale the drawings, The Beagle Press 2012, Roseville p.89

Further Information

This is a study for Drysdale`s stark and awe-inspiring The Rabbiters 1947, National Gallery of Victoria.