Von Guérard made sketching expeditions to rural Victoria, visiting relatively unexplored regions of the Dandenong Ranges. He also accompanied the scientific expeditions led by A.W. Howitt in 1860, and the expedition led by Professor G.B. von Neumayer in 1862 to Cape Otway and the Australian Alps.
Eugene von GUÉRARD
born Austria 1811
arrived in Australia 1852 worked in Germany 1882–91, Great Britain 1891–1901
died Great Britain 1901
Mount Kosciusko, seen from the Victorian border (Mount Hope Ranges) 1866
oil on canvas
108.2 x 153.3 cm