Richmond, England 1794 – Hobart, Tasmania, Australia 1847

  • Australia from 1837

not titled [Figure group in costume with self-portrait of the artist]. c.1840 Place made: Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: white wove paper

Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Dimensions: image 20.6 h x 30.8 w cm sheet 25.8 h x 35.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.3688
  • Collection of Henrietta Maria Garrett, Tasmania. Removed from a scrapbook, assembled by Garrett in the 1840s. The scrapbook originally contaied four works by Wainewright along with verses, landscape sketches, prints etc. Lot 83 in this auction was a portrait of Garret by Wainewright. Another sketch of Garrett by Wainewright is in the NGA collection.
  • Collection of Octavia Charlotte Dawson, her daughter, by descent.
  • Private collection, by decesnt
  • Purchased by the Commonwealth Art Advisory Board (C.A.A.B.), from, Australian Paintings. Sale no. 20., Melbourne: Christies (Australia), 19 June 1978, lot 85.