Collection Online
oil on canvas
71.6 × 122.4 cm
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
inscribed in red paint l.l.: Eugen von Guérard (Guérard underlined) 1864.
inscribed in pencil on top of canvas u.c.: (...illeg.)
Accession Number
Australian Painting
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
The Joseph Brown Collection. Presented through the NGV Foundation by Dr Joseph Brown AO OBE, Honorary Life Benefactor, 2004
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Vizard Foundation
Gallery location
Gallery 9
Level 2, NGV Australia
Subjects (general)
Agriculture Daily Life Landscapes
Subjects (specific)
buildings (structures) dog (species) horse (species) men (male humans) rivers sheep farms Victoria (state) windmills


FRAME: Reproduction, 2005, based on frames contemporary with the painting

Yalla-y-Poora had been reframed prior to acquisition by the NGV, with a variant of a classical revival, composition frame (see image above).

The decision to reframe the painting came in 2005 with funds provided by the H.D.T. Williamson Foundation to clean the painting.  Options for the prototype were discussed and the decision was made to use the frame on von Guerard's Valley of the Acheron River, Victoria, 1863, in a private collection in NSW.  This frame is very similar to the frame on von Guerard's Weatherboard Creek Falls in the NGV collection.

The H.D.T. Williamson Foundation funded the cost of the reproduction frame along with the cleaning of the painting.

Reproduction - commissioned by the NGV

Wooden profile with composition moulding.  Gilded and patinated.