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421674
  • Title
    Robert Louis Stevenson, ca. 1892 / sketched by Girolamo Pieri Ballati Nerli
  • Creator
  • Call number
    DG P2/48
  • Level of description
    fonds
  • Date

    1892
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    421674
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    Drawings - 1 pencil drawing - 40.4 x 28.4 cm.
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Creator died before 1955
    Please acknowledge:: Dixson Galleries, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    Untitled and undated, however Stevenson sat for a portrait in oils for Nerli in 1892 in Samoa, and this sketch was probably done at the same time. Source: Curator's notes, Mitchell Library, 2002
    Signed by the artist in watercolour at lower right
    Transferred from DG 341
    Frame at F 148
    Digital order no:a128153
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    "Al mio caro amico H. Walter Barnett, questo ricordo di Samoa Girolamo Pieri Nerli offre!" -- at lower left. Translation from Italian to English: To my dear friend H. Walter Barnett Girolamo Pieri Nerli offers this memento of Samoa
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