‘Road Knights’ by Daniel Rutter Long

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Title

‘Road Knights’ by Daniel Rutter Long

Subject

art, artwork, Gippsland, rural Victoria, Daniel Rutter Long, knight, Road knights

Description

This artwork by artist Daniel Rutter Long is titled ‘Road Knights’. Completed in 1883, it is a watercolour and pencil painting depicting a rural farmhouse, cows, trees, an Aboriginal man wearing European dress, a seated woman and a child. The artist, Daniel Rutter Long (c.1803-1886), emigrated to Port Phillip from England with his wife and six children in 1840. He established a practice as a pharmacist in Bourke Street, Melbourne in 1843, and took up painting when he retired in 1857. Long produced a number of landscapes, including the collection of views of Gippsland that ‘Road Knights’ belongs to.

Creator

Long, Daniel Rutter

Source

State Library of Victoria, Accession no(s) H2003.91/31

Publisher

D.R. Long Collection of Views of Gippsland.

Date

1883

Rights

State Library of Victoria

Format

Hyperlink; Painting

Files

Citation

“‘Road Knights’ by Daniel Rutter Long,” Medievalism in Australian Cultural Memory, accessed May 23, 2017, http://ausmed.arts.uwa.edu.au/items/show/187.