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The Duyfken off Australia, 1606 / Robert Ingpen
Bib ID 6298505
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline [still image, sheet]
Author
Ingpen, Robert, 1936- artist
 
Online Versions
Description 2011 
1 painting : oil on canvas ; 90 x 122 cm 
Notes

Title supplied by artist, see file R13/38497.

"The Dutch East India Company vessel 'Duyfken' sailed south from Batavia in 1606 to discover and partially map for the first time the coastline of northern Australia. The painting imagines the landfall in rough conditions at dawn somewhere in the Gulf of Carpentaria."--Supplied by artist, see file R13/38497.

Inscriptions: Signed "Ingpen 2011" in lower right corner.

PIC Drawer 6601 #PIC/15674 copy Also available online https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-138210565

Related Material Papers of Robert Ingpen, 1961-1994; Located at; National Library of Australia Manuscript collection MS9141. 
Source of Acquisition Donated by the artist, 2013. 
Subjects Duyfken (Ship) -- Pictorial works.  |  Sailing ships -- Pictorial works.  |  Carpentaria, Gulf of (N.T. and Qld.) -- Discovery and exploration -- Pictorial works.
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