James WILSON, Gunbal Enlarge 1 /1


Roxburgh, Scotland 1804 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1852

  • Australia from 1836

Gunbal 1838 Place made: Braidwood, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: paintings, oil on canvas

Primary Insc: signed lower left, in oil, 'J. [A.?](illeg)... Wilson', titled and dated, probably by the artist, reverse support upper centre, pen and ink 'Gunbal (alias Judy) third Gin of Moravenu/ Chief of the Wig Wigly tribe/ Co. St Vincent/ N.S.W. Sept 1. 1838'
Dimensions: 35.2 h x 30.4 w cm framed (overall) 457 h x 409 w x 55 d mm
Cat Raisonné: Bonyhady(1986),p208
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1979
Accession No: NGA 80.741