Periton, Devonshire, England 1818
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1880
DE GRUCHY & LEIGH
Ease without opulence
Collection Title: [Melbourne 'high' and 'low' lifes]
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique:
prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in black ink, from one stone, hand-coloured in watercolour Support: paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown
Edition Notes: A series of Melbourne caricatures was initiated but appears to have remained unfinished.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: Blindstamp lower right below image, 'S.T. GILL / MELBOURNE [encircled, with buckle motif]'.
printed image (irregular) 29.4 h x 21.2 w cm printed image and text 30.6 h x 21.2 w cm sheet (sight) 38.3 h x 26.8 w cm
: Purchased 2011 Accession No
: NGA 2011.1470 Subject
: Australia, Art period: Colonial, Caricature
Australia, Art period: Colonial, Victoria
- Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Peter Arnold Antiquarian Booksellers, Melbourne, 2011