21 September 2000
William John Burchell (1781-1863)
The Rock Fountain in the Country of the Bushman
pen and ink and watercolour heightened with white
12 x 19in. (30.5 x 48.2cm.)
By descent from the artist to the present owner.
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The subject dates to 9 September 1811, in the first year of Burchell's four year trek into the interior from the Cape.
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