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Bernhard SMITH

Greenwich, England 1820 – Alexandra, Victoria, Australia 1885

  • France 1840-41
  • Australia from 1852

He delighted to avail himself of the credulity of Ingenuous Youth c.1880 Place made: Alexandra, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in black ink, from one stone [or plate] Support: cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed lower left in black pencil, '2'. inscribed lower left, vertical, in black pencil, '12 x 9'.
Dimensions: printed image 20.0 h x 15.0 w cm sheet 22.0 h x 17.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1987
Accession No: NGA 87.1189
Provenance:
  • By family descent to Mr Alec Smith, great grandson of the artist, Melbourne
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Alec Smith, Melbourne, 1987.