TLF ID R4034
This is a portrait of an Indigenous Australian man from the Port Jackson (Sydney) area of New South Wales, created in about 1790 by an unknown artist. He is depicted from the waist up, with white paint on his face, arms and chest. The text 'When angry and (as I suppose) intends to fight at a future period' is written below the image of the man. Measuring 29.4 cm x 24.0 cm, the portrait was painted in gouache (watercolours mixed with gum).
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