Richard Atherton Fearington (1823-55) Australia

Biographical Information

Born in 1823, Richard Fearington arrived in Australia in 1841. He is best known for his 'Sketchbook from Australia' published in 1847. He produced numerous watercolours and sketches of Western Australia and its inhabitants. Many were published in 'Illustrated London News'. He left Australia for India in 1847 and died in England 1855 Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

Perth, Swan River as Viewed from Melville Waters 1846-47
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Perth, Swan River as Viewed from Melville Waters 1846-47
Watercolour on paper, 11.5 x 21.5 cm
Australian & International Paintings, Sculpture and Works on Paper, Deutscher~Menzies, Melbourne.
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