49 x 66.5 cm
Inscribed on reverse in pencil 18 x 25
Provenance: William Casey, Bendigo, by descent to his great grandson until 1970; Art Auction, Leonard Joels, 20th March, 1970, catalogue no. 157 as Native Corroboree;
The Berry Collection, Melbourne until 2009; Edward & John Barkes
George Lacy 1816-c1878
This watercolour was part of a collection of 25 watercolours sold at Leonard Joels in 1970 that were painted c1855-1860 depicting the historical gold rush days around Bendigo. They were from the collection of William Casey, an early bookseller in Bendigo.
Another version is in the collection of the Queensland Art Gallery