William Buelow Gould (1803-1853) Britian, Australia
Rabbit and Rosella
Oil on canvas
79 x 67cm (stretcher)
95 x 83cm (frame)
Signed lower left 'W.B. Gould/ Hobarton'
Private Collection Hobart; Masterpiece Gallery; Leonard Joel australian Paintings 19/11/1971 'Hanging Game' (286) Clune Galleries 1968 Exhibition (54) Label verso
Estimate $25,000- $35,000
This is an unusual and very rare work by Gould depicting a native Tasmanian Rosella, where many of his still life works show rabbits and game birds, it is unusual to include native species. Original burl frame.