# 34574

SLATER, Edwin W.


$70.00 AUD

Pen and ink on card, 150 x 120 mm (image), 270 x 205 mm (sheet); artist’s monogram in the image lower right, captioned by the artist lower in the image ‘Parakeet’ [sic]; verso inscribed by the artist with the date: ‘11.1.41’; in fine condition, unmounted and unframed.

Edwin W. Slater was born in England in 1875 and some time prior to World War One emigrated to Australia. He settled in Melbourne, where he had a career as advertising manager for Foy & Gibson. Slater was an accomplished amateur artist in watercolour, pen and ink, and pencil, who had a penchant for ornithological subjects.

From a large archive of Slater’s original drawings and watercolours.