Staffordshire, England 1775
Birmingham, England 1828
The homestead at Raby
[Raby, a farm belonging to Alexander Riley Esq.] between 1822 and 1824
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique:
drawings, watercolours, ink; paper; watercolour painting in watercolour over drawing in pen and ink Support: thick wove paper
Edition Notes: The finished watercolour, produced as a guide to the engraver. see National Gallery of Australia, 84.125.8
Primary Insc: not signed.
Titled lower centre in black pencil, 'The Homestead at RABY / Belonging to Alexander Riley Esq / New South Wales'.
image 17.7 h x 28.0 w cm sheet 21.0 h x 28.5 w cm
: Purchased 1978 Accession No
: NGA 78.179 Subject
: Australia, Art period: Colonial, New South Wales
- Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Leonard Joel Pty. Ltd., Melbourne, May 1978;
- From the auction, 'Australian, New Zealand, British and European, Historical and Contemporary, Drawings and Paintings, Sculptures', Melbourne: Leonard Joel, 24-26 May 1978, lot 436 (illustrated).