Joseph LYCETT, The homestead at Raby Enlarge 1 /1


Staffordshire, England 1775 – Birmingham, England 1828

  • Australia 1814-22

The homestead at Raby [Raby, a farm belonging to Alexander Riley Esq.] between 1822 and 1824 Place made: 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. not dated. Titled lower centre in black pencil, 'The Homestead at RABY / Belonging to Alexander Riley Esq / New South Wales'.
Dimensions: image 17.7 h x 28.0 w cm sheet 21.0 h x 28.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: 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).