Untitled

Artist
McBurney, Maria Emma
Production date
Circa 1880
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Object Detail


Title
Untitled
Production date
Circa 1880
Medium
watercolour on paper, mounted to card
Measurements
48.8 x 33.6 cm, dimensions variable
Object type
Interpretive text
In this untitled painting, McBurney closely studies a pandanus fruit. Its rendering suggests an unfamiliarity with the plant, shared by the artist and likely many other Europeans freshly settled in the Mackay region who were encountering Queensland nature for the first time.
Artspace Mackay 2021
Credit line
Mackay Regional Council Art Collection, gift of Lorraine and Simon McConnell 1980.
Accession number
2004.54

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