â€˜Road Knightsâ€™ by Daniel Rutter Long
art, artwork, Gippsland, rural Victoria, Daniel Rutter Long, knight, Road knights
This artwork by artist Daniel Rutter Long is titled â€˜Road Knightsâ€™. 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 â€˜Road Knightsâ€™ belongs to.
Long, Daniel Rutter
State Library of Victoria, Accession no(s) H2003.91/31
D.R. Long Collection of Views of Gippsland.
State Library of Victoria