C1824

Scene up the River Huon. Van Diemens Land.

Artist:

Joseph Lycett (1777 - 1828)

View looking up the picturesque Huon River the source of the much prized Huon Pine.

$A 650

S/N: VIAVD-TC-037–184510
(C005)
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Full Title:

Scene up the River Huon. Van Diemens Land.

Date:

C1824

Artist:

Joseph Lycett (1777 - 1828)

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Original aquatint, with original hand colouring

Image Size: 

235mm 
x 325mm
AUTHENTICITY
Scene up the River Huon. Van Diemens Land. - Antique View from 1824

Genuine antique
dated:

1824

Description:

View looking up the picturesque Huon River the source of the much prized Huon Pine.

Artist:

Joseph Lycett  (1777-1828)

Painter & forger convicted in 1811 & transported to Botany Bay.  On arrival he was given his ticket of leave but soon was reconvicted for forgery and sent to the penal settlement of Newcastle. Again in 1821 he received a pardon and returned to England armed with a portfolio of colonial views. In 1824 John published “Views in Australia”  dedicated to the Earl of Bathurst. Lycett is acknowledged as being one the most important colonial artists to record the progress of the colony.

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