C1857

[Miska Hauser.]

A rare Australian portrait of the Austrian violinist, Miska Hauser by the Australian colonial artist Edmund Thomas. Signed by the artist within the plate at lower right. Printed by Allan & Wigley. From J.R. Clarke Australian Album 1857.

$A 150

S/N: AALB-009-POR-AA–227451
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Full Title:

[Miska Hauser.]

Date:

C1857

Condition:

Repaired tear on left hand side extending 105mm into image.

Technique:

Lithograph with one tint.

Image Size: 

185mm 
x 250mm
AUTHENTICITY
[Miska Hauser.] - Antique Print from 1857

Genuine antique
dated:

1857

Description:

A rare Australian portrait of the Austrian violinist, Miska Hauser by the Australian colonial artist Edmund Thomas. Signed by the artist within the plate at lower right.

Printed by Allan & Wigley.

From J.R. Clarke Australian Album 1857.

Edmund Thomas (1827 - 1867)

Thomas was a painter, lithographer and possibly photographer, best known for his topographical prints of Sydney and Melbourne, and lithographic portraits. He was born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire and arrived at Port Phillip on 25 November 1852 in the Blorenge. Listed as a practising artist of 118 Collins Street East, Melbourne, Thomas showed four paintings at the Victorian Fine Arts Society’s 1853 exhibition. Thomas was in Sydney by the end of 1854, the year he dated a lithograph of Manly Beach. By early 1855 he was in partnership with Scipio Clint as Clint & Thomas, Portrait and Landscape Painters, Lithographic and General Draughtsmen of Jamison Street.

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