On the Americkan Creek near Woolongong (sic)

On the Americkan Creek near Woolongong (sic)

c.1861
oil on academy board
36.0 x 41.0 cm


inscribed l.r.: ‘Guerard’
inscribed verso (centre): ‘On the Americkan Creek/ near Woolongong (sic)/ E. von GUERARD’; l.l.: ‘Bought by Lady Clarke/ 1970 from/ Hans Heysen Collection/ Malvern Town Hall $600’
Accession No. 2000.08

Provenance:

Hans Heysen collection, until; 1970 Hans Heysen Collection sale, Leonard Joel, Melbourne, until; purchased by Lady Clarke Collection, until; purchased 2 May 2000 by Cbus from Fine Australian and International Painting, Sotheby’s, Melbourne, lot 55.

Literature:

C. Bruce, E. Comstock and F. McDonald, Eugene von Guérard: A German Romantic in the Antipodes, Martinborough, New Zealand, 1982, cat. 59.
Marjorie Tipping, Eugene von Guérard’s Australian landscapes, with a preface by Joseph Burke, Lansdowne Press, Melbourne, 1975.
Marjorie J. Tipping, ‘Guérard, Johann Joseph Eugene von (1812–1901)’, Australian Dictionary of Biography, Volume 4, Melbourne University Press, 1972, pp. 306–07.

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