C1839

Burning Mount-Wingen.

Very rare early etching of Mount Wingen, known as the Burning Mountain, near Wingen, New South Wales References: Butler, Printed Images in Colonial Australia 1801-1901, p. 69-70, ill.p.69 Ferguson, Bibliography of Australia, 2390 Kerr, Dictionary of Australian Artists p.134-135 Collections: … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Burning Mount-Wingen.

Date:

C1839

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Etching

Image Size: 

158mm 
x 90mm

Paper Size: 

180mm 
x 105mm
AUTHENTICITY
Burning Mount-Wingen. - Antique View from 1839

Genuine antique
dated:

1839

Description:

Very rare early etching of Mount Wingen, known as the Burning Mountain, near Wingen, New South Wales

References:
Butler, Printed Images in Colonial Australia 1801-1901, p. 69-70, ill.p.69
Ferguson, Bibliography of Australia, 2390
Kerr, Dictionary of Australian Artists p.134-135

Collections:
National Gallery Australia: Accession no NGA 86.1489
National Library Australia: Bib ID2772107

John Black Carmichael (1811 - 1857)

Carmichael was a painter, etcher, art teacher and engraver. Despite being 'deaf and dumb', a distinguishing handicap often mentioned in relation to his work, Carmichael was nevertheless regarded as one of the most competent engravers in Sydney. He is also notable for having been one of the earliest free emigrant artists to pursue a lifelong professional career in New South Wales.

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