Thomas BEWICK, The New South Wales Wolf Enlarge 1 /1


Cherryburn, England 1753 – Gateshead, England 1828

wood engraver

The New South Wales Wolf 1790
Collection Title: Bewick, Thomas. A General History of Quadrupeds. 1790, edition c1820
Page: page 319
Place made: Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England
Creation Notes: c.1820, printed
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper wood-engraving, printed in black ink, from one block; letterpress text Support: smooth off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown

Primary Insc: no inscriptions
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed upper left in black pecnil, 'CB795'. Inscribed upper right in black pencil, '1830 Bewick'.
Dimensions: printed image 5.4 h x 7.8 w cm sheet 27.6 h x 18.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2012
Accession No: NGA 2012.1414A
Subject: Australia, animal
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Sebra Prints, Melbourne, 2012.