Ludwig BECKER, Kanjawerkie Enlarge 1 /1


Darmstadt, Germany 1808 – Bulloo, Queensland, Australia 1861

  • Australia from 1851

Kanjawerkie 1852 Place made: Tasmania, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, gouache; paper; watercolour painting in watercolour with highlights in white bodycolour Support: buff paper on card
Manufacturer's Mark: presence of manufacturer's mark undetermined due to secondary support.

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right adjacent image in black ink, 'L. Becker. / 1852.' titled lower left to lower centre below image in black ink, 'Kanjawerkie.'
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: sheet 12.0 h x 9.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2011
Accession No: NGA 2011.855
  • Robert J. Flaherty, F.R.G.S., Vermont, United States of America.
  • By desent, Private Collection, Finland.
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Sotheby's Australia, Melbourne, 2011;
  • From the auction, 'Important Australian Art', Melbourne: Sotheby's Australia, 17 May 2011, lot, 36 (part).