State Library of NSW
[Vineyard, Parramatta], 1840 / C. Martens1840
Administrative / Biographical Note: This grand residence was designed by John Verge for Hannibal Hawkins Macarthur and was newly completed when this picture was painted. The house was demolished in 1961.
Signatures / Inscriptions: Signed and dated lower right "C. Martens 1840".
Inscribed in later hand on reverse of canvas (relined) "The Vineyard Estate. Subiaco. 12.8.39. near Parramatta".
Stamp of "S Holden Picture Restorer 107 Bayswater Road Darlinghurst 29 Oct 1945" also on reverse.
Paper label of "A.M. Jennett Picture Framer, Carver and Gilder..." on lower stretcher bar.
General Note:A pencil drawing "Vineyard H.H. Macarthur" is located at: PXC 300 f.4 Mitchell Library
Reference: Conrad Martens Life & Art / Elizabeth Ellis. Sydney, NSW : State Library of New South Wales Press, 1994.