Sarah Stone (c1760-1844) Australia

Biographical Information

Sarah Stone (later Smith) was an English painter and natural history illustrator active in England from about 1777 to 1820. She never visited Australia, but was commissioned by naturalists such as Sir Joseph Banks to make watercolour drawings of the natural history specimens and artefacts found on expeditions around the world. Stone's work is represented in the Mitchell Library and Australian Museum in Sydney, and in the National Library of Australia. Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

The Interior of Sir Ashton Lever's Museum when at Leicester House, London
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The Interior of Sir Ashton Lever's Museum when at Leicester House, London
Watercolour on paper, 3.4 x 3.9 cm
Fine Australian and International Paintings & Australia 2000, Sotheby's, Sydney.
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