RICHARD BROWNE A focus exhibition

Richard BROWNE 'Coola-benn, Native Chief of Ashe Island Hunters River, New South WaleS' 1820 watercolour and bodycolour on paper, 47.0 x 36.0 cm Purchased with assistance from Robert and Lindy Henderson, Newcastle Art Gallery Society, Newcastle Art Gallery Foundation and the community 2010 Newcastle Art Gallery collection
A focus exhibition of seven works by Richard Browne, including two recent acquisitions to the Newcastle Art Gallery collection. Richard Browne (1776-1824) was an Irish born artist who lived in Newcastle from 1811-1817. The watercolours in this focus exhibition portray the Indigenous people from the Hunter Region and Sydney. The Newcastle collection works are exhibited in conjunction with holdings from private collections in Australia. Browne’s watercolours are an important part of the growing colonial works on paper in the Newcastle Art Gallery collection

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RICHARD BROWNE A focus exhibition catalogue


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