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ARTHUR BOYD Bride Over Shoalhaven image
By Anonymous
14 Feb 2018
JOHN KELLY Light 2006 image
By JacquiB
14 Feb 2018
ADAM CULLEN Stag 2011 image
By JacquiB
14 Feb 2018
By Anonymous
14 Feb 2018
BERTRAM MACKENNAL Silence (also known as Goddess) image
By Anonymous
03 Nov 2017

For further background on Bertram Mackennal, and results for his work from our March 2016 Auction please watch video...

2. EDWARD ROPER Aboriginal Corroboree image
By Anonymous
02 Nov 2017

The present watercolour by the itinerant artist, illustrator and printmaker, Edward Roper, was included in the exhibition Australian and New Zealand, American and Canadian Oil Paintings and Watercolour Drawings held at the Burlington Gallery in London in 1886. In the catalogue...

3. FREDERICK McCUBBIN Como c1909 image
By David Thomas
02 Nov 2017

When Frederick McCubbin and his family moved to 42 Kensington Road South Yarra in the latter part of 1907, the rambling grounds and elevated position provided an abundance of subjects for his brush. It inspired a number of masterpieces of which Moonlight 1909, in the collection of the...

22. ARTHUR STREETON Sunday Morning from Cremorne 1907 image
By Ken Wach
02 Nov 2017

Sunday Morning from Cremorne of 1907, shows the wide vista of a peaceful coastal inlet, with a number of sail boats, being enjoyed by two female companions. The sparsely wooded and uncrowded landscape is bathed in the windless calm of the midday hazy glow of seaside light, whose bluish...

23. NORMAN LINDSAY Back Nude Study c1940 image
By Marguerite Brown MA - Art Curatorship
02 Nov 2017

Norman Lindsay was a self-confessed devotee of the female nude in art, viewing the female image almost as a pathway to the divine. He is quoted as saying, ‘I have taken the feminine image as a dominant factor in my concept of life, both because I love the beauty of women, and because they are...

24. ARTHUR STREETON The Bay from Olinda Top 1925 image
By Rodney James, B.A. (Hons.), M.A
02 Nov 2017

Arthur Streeton’s The Bay from Olinda Top, 1925, was first exhibited and purchased from the Fine Art Galleries, Melbourne, in October 1925. It was one of a number of works from that exhibition singled out by contemporary critics for their perceived ‘freshness’ and the ‘arresting’ nature...

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