Richard READ (JNR)

England 1796 – East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1862


  • Australia from 1819

not titled [Portrait of a lady]. [Portrait of a lady (formerly thought to be Mrs Sarah Cooper)] 1834 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, drawing in watercolour, with highlights in gouache Support: paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.

Primary Insc: Signed and dated verso centre in pen and black ink, 'Painted by R. Read. / 89 Pitt Street Sydney / New South Wales / 1934.'
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: image 34.5 h x 26.5 w cm sheet 34.5 h x 26.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.1691
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Simpson's Antiques, Sydney, 2014.