Past Catalogue | Menzies June 2016 Australian & International Fine Art & Sculpture | Date: 23 June, 2016

Lot 38
View of Hobart Town, with Mount Wellington in the Background 1856
oil on canvas
61.0 x 91.5 cm

signed and dated lower right: Eugene de/ Guerard/ 1856.


The artist Frederick Gonnerman Dalgety, founder of Dalgety and Co., 'Lockerley Hall', Hampshire, England Thence by descent, private collection Christie’s, Melbourne, 29 April 1996, lot 72 John Schaeffer collection, Sydney Private collection, Sydney Menzies, Sydney, 23 September 2014, lot 45 Company collection, Victoria


Age, 3 June 1856, p.3 Newsletter of Australasia, January 1857, p.2 Illustrated Journal of Australasia, January 1857, no.7, p.45 Bruce, C., Eugene von Guérard, Australian National Gallery & Australian Gallery Directors’ Council, Canberra, 1980, p.103 Bruce, C., Comstock, E. & McDonald, F., Eugene von Guérard, 1811-1901: A German Romantic in the Antipodes, Alister Taylor, Martinborough, New Zealand, 1982, cat.25 (illus. pl.9) Bonyhady, T., 'Eugene von Guerard's South Australia', Imprint, vol.22, June 1987


Mr Macfarlane’s, Melbourne, May - June 1856 Victorian Exhibition of Art, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, December 1856, no.23 Geelong Mechanics’ Institute Exhibition, Geelong, March 1857, no.140 (as Hobart Town from Kangaroo Flat) Eugene von Guérard, Australian National Gallery & Australian Gallery Directors’ Council Touring Exhibition, 1980 - 1981

Hammer Price + BP A$1,534,091.00