Oswald BRIERLY, not titled [Schooner in icy seascape] Enlarge 1 /1

Oswald BRIERLY

Chester, England 1817 – London, England 1894

  • Australia 1841-50
  • New Zealand, Tahiti, South America 1850-51
  • England from 1851, with visits to Russia, Norway, Egypt, Turkey during 1851-68

not titled [Schooner in icy seascape] between 1842 and 1848 Place made: Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, cardboard; graphite; paper; watercolour drawing in black pencil and watercolour wash, heightened with white gouache Support: tan paper mounted on thin cardboard

Primary Insc: signed lower left in black pencil, 'O. W. Brierly'. not dated. not titled.
Dimensions: image 9.2 h x 15.3 w cm backing 11.0 h x 16.9 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.3702
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Deutscher Fine Art, Melbourne, November 1980;
  • From the exhibition, 'Australian colonial art', Melbourne: Deutscher Fine Art, 28 April - 23 May 1980, cat. no., 40, (illustrated)