The Sir Hercules Colt c1867

The Sir Hercules Colt c1867

Pencil and watercolour
18.5 x 25.3 cm
Signed W. Stuart and inscribed with title
Provenance: Wittenborn Art Books, New York
Exhibited: Early Australian Watercolours and Drawings, Bridget McDonnell Gallery, 1987, no. 27, illustrated cover

The Irish born Stuart came to Australia in 1862 and worked “droving, mustering and breaking horses” on the Darling Downs.  He later acquired land in Queensland and New South Wales and mines in Tasmania and Western Australia
 
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