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David Brian Wilson

(Australia 12 Jul 1946 – 26 Mar 1998)

Sketchbook

Location
Not on display
Further information

Among the drawings in these sketchbooks are numerous studies of animals and birds, reflecting a particular interest he had in them, and his life in the small rural township of Rockley near Bathurst. There are figure drawings, inscriptions of the artist’s thoughts and ruminations on life and art, and sketches of objects, animals and people.

Year
1997
Media
Drawing, Sketchbook
Medium
bound sketchbook with pale blue covers: 97 bound leaves, 23 drawings and artist's notes, pencil, pen and ink, watercolour, brush & ink on ivory laid paper; 3 loose leaves (1 with artist's notes, 1 with newsprint image adhered to it, 1 pen & ink, watercolour drawing)
Dimensions
28.4 x 23.0 cm leaf; 29.0 x 23.7 x 2.7 cm closed book; 29.0 x 47.0 cm open book
Signature & date

Not signed. Dated u.r. corner, page 1, pencil "11/ 1997".

Credit
Gift of Lu Wilson 2013
Accession number
227.2013.a-vvvv
Copyright
© David Brian Wilson Estate