North, John William (1842-1924; English)
The Little Copse on the Hill; a Dead Rabbit 1891
Watercolour, gouache, gum Arabic and scratching out, on paper, 39.0 x 57.0 cm (sheet)
Purchased, 1892 (advice of Hubert von Herkomer)
National Gallery of Victoria (p.431.5-1) 

This minutely-observed study was bought at the same time as North An English Summer’s Day {1892} NGV [PA].

This work was included in the 2011-12 NGV exhibition British Watercolours, 1760-1900: The Age of Splendour. See linked artist entry for further works by North.


AR 1892, p.23; NGV 1894, p.65 (II.Stawell Gallery, no.120; ill.); NGV 1905, p.41 (II.Stawell Gallery, no.12; ill.) [£150] 

See also (checklist of NGV exhibition 2011-12)