(Scotland 25 Oct 1835 – 02 Apr 1910)
25.5 x 21.6 cm board; 34.5 x 31.0 x 5.0 cm frame
Christina Pleschner (Australia), Sydney/New South Wales/Australia, Purchased by the AGNSW from Christina Pleschner, grandaughter of the artist 1984.
Betty McTaggart, daughter of the artist
James Caw, William McTaggart, Glasgow, 1917, 279. Possible "Anxious inquiries' 11 x 8¼ unsigned sketch of about 1860
Renée Free and Rose Peel, Dreams and realities: Victorian works on paper, Sydney, 1993, 9. no catalogue numbers
Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 121 (illus.).
Renée Free, Scottish paintings from the collection, Sydney, 1981. no catalogue numbers
Peter Tomory and Anne Kirker, British painting 1800-1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 129. cat.no. 1409
Scottish paintings from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Nov 1981–06 Dec 1981
Dreams and realities: Victorian works on paper, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 07 Aug 1993–24 Oct 1993