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Bruce Pascoe on von Guerard's 'Stoneleigh'

“...this is what is always looked like. This is what Sir Thomas Mitchell saw; the first European to ride through those lands…” 

An oil painting: A shepherd and his flock sit on a stone wall in the foreground and look across a wide view of green pastural land. The shadow of a mountain sits on the distant horizon.
Bruce Pascoe on von Guerard's 'Stoneleigh'
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An oil painting: A shepherd and his flock sit on a stone wall in the foreground and look across a wide view of green pastural land. The shadow of a mountain sits on the distant horizon.

Stoneleigh, Beaufort near Ararat, Victoria, Eugene von Guerard, Oil painting, 1866