Charles RODIUS

Cologne, Germany 1802 – Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia 1860

  • England 1827-29
  • Australia from 1829

Dr Ludwig Leichhardt c.1846 Title Notes: Preparatory study for 'Dr Leichhardt 1846.' also by Charles Rodius
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil with highlights in brush and black ink Support: thin smooth cream card
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: signed lower left within image in black pencil, 'CRodius'. not dated. Titled lower left to lower right below image in black pencil, 'Dr Ludwig Leichhardt.' inscribed verso upper left to lower left vertically in pencil, '[illeg.]/ Bay Road/ [illeg.]'. [Three faint sketches of a woman also appear verso].
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: sheet 19.6 h x 17.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.824
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Ausytralia, from Peter Arnold Antiquarian Booksellers, Melbourne, 2014.