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Early Australian Watercolours and Drawings

Early Australian Watercolours and Drawings

A collection of significant, historical works by important artists including William Ellis, Nicholas Chevalier,  John Glover, William Strutt, Louis Buvelot, Richard Wingfield Stuart, John Skinner Prout,  Conrad Martens, E. Wake Cook,  Harold Brees, A. H. Fullwood, Iso Rae, Frances Vida Lahey, Francis McComas, Thea Proctor, George W. Lambert, , Harold Herbert, Tom Garrett, Gerald Fitzgerald, B. E. Minns and Martin Stainforth. 

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We are grateful to Ponch Hawkes for the photography




Three Studies of Feet, Atelier Drolling, Paris

William Strutt
Three Studies of Feet, Atelier Drolling, Paris

Pencil
6.6 x 15.3 cm, 8.3 x 16.2 cm and 9.2 x 14.7 cm

$1,850 

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Nubian Mending Saddle and Camel studies

William Strutt
Nubian Mending Saddle and Camel studies

Pencil and watercolour
24.3 x 35.7 cm

$1,850

 

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Studies of a Lioness

William Strutt
Studies of a Lioness

Pencil and wash
19.5 x 28 cm

$1,850

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Italian Landscape with Cattle

John Glover
Italian Landscape with Cattle

Probably Near Sarzane, Italy  1818
Grisaille
18.5 x 29 cm
 
purchased by National Gallery of Victoria

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The Sir Hercules Colt c1867

Richard Wingfield Stuart
The Sir Hercules Colt c1867

Pencil and watercolour
18.5 x 25.3 cm

$14,000

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Aboriginal Family Hunting Mallee Fowl near Echuca  c1862

Nicholas Chevalier
Aboriginal Family Hunting Mallee Fowl near Echuca c1862

Brown ink and wash
9.4 cm diameter circular
 
purchased by the NLA

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An Earthly Paradise  c1922

Ebenezer Wake Cook
An Earthly Paradise c1922

Dreamland Pageantry
Watercolour
26 x 35.5 cm
 
$3,500 

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Near Oakleigh 1884

Louis Buvelot
Near Oakleigh 1884

Ink and wash
17.5 x 25.8 cm

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Fog Lifting, The Hawkesbury River c1892

Albert Henry Fullwood
Fog Lifting, The Hawkesbury River c1892

Watercolour with pencil heightened with white
19.5 x 33.5 cm

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The Eavesdropper  1896

B. E. Minns
The Eavesdropper 1896

Pen and ink drawing
24 x 24 cm

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Cattle Drovers  c1882

Harold Brees
Cattle Drovers c1882

Watercolour
51.5 x 75 cm

$7,500

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Feeding the Chickens, Melbourne 1920

Martin Stainforth
Feeding the Chickens, Melbourne 1920

Watercolour heightened with white
30 x 26.5 cm

$4,500

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Australian Bush

Francis McComas
Australian Bush

Watercolour
26.5 x 34.5 cm

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Blue and White

Tom Garrett
Blue and White

Monotype with watercolour
17.7 x 22.6 cm

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