Richard READ (JNR)

England 1796 – East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1862

  • Australia from 1819

Thomas May 1834 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, gouache; graphite; ink; paper; pastel drawing in gouache, black pencil, pastel and pen and brush and ink Support: paper

Primary Insc: not signed or dated.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed verso centre in ink, 'Thos May / Painted by Richd Read / No 89 Pitt Street Sydney / New South Wales 1834'.
Dimensions: sheet and image 34.4 h x 27.0 w cm sight 33.8 h x 26.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.3685
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne, November 1980.