A fern gatherer - West Highlands
- oil on canvas
- 70.2 × 60.0 cm
- inscribed in pen and brown ink on accompanying paper label: R. Herdma (...illeg.) / A Fern-gatherer - West (...illeg.)
- Accession Number
- International Painting
- Credit Line
- National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased by the Commissioners of Fine Arts for Victoria, 1864
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of Digitisation Champion Ms Carol Grigor through Metal Manufactures Limited
- Gallery location
- Not on display
Exhibited Royal Academy, London, 1864, no. 19; purchased from the artist, by Sir Charles Eastlake, for the NGV, 1864.
Exhibited: Royal Academy, London, 1864, no. 19; Fine Arts Gallery (Compartment 10), Intercolonial Exhibition, Melbourne, 1866, no. 305; First Loan Exhibition of Works of Art, NGV, Melbourne, 1869, no. 504; Victorian Social Conscience, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1976, no. 32; The First Collections: The Public Library and the National Gallery of Victoria in the 1850s and 1860s, Melbourne University Gallery, 1992, no 6.