Australia Artists A-D

  • # 26329

    CABOURET, Mark R.

    The premier bird painter of the colonies : the early career of Neville Henry Cayley in Victoria

    Dissertatio inauguralis. Hawksburn, Vic. : Naturalistes et Chasseurs (Dr Mark Cabouret), December 2014. Edition limited to 200 copies. Quarto, pictorial laminated covers, pp x, 52, colour illustrations, with numerous folding plates, an as new copy, signed by the author. Meticulously researched and handsome in its design, Cabouret’s splendidly illustrated monograph on Cayley makes an important …

  • # 26308

    [BECKETT]. HOLLINRAKE, Rosalind.

    Clarice Beckett. The artist and her circle

    Melbourne: Macmillan, 1979. Oblong folio, boards in illustrated dust jacket (edges very slightly rubbed), 64pp. illustrated in colour, a hint of foxing to the half-title else fine. Important monograph on the artist, the modernist Melbourne painter from the first half of the twentieth century.

  • # 26294

    SMITH, Robert

    Noel Counihan Prints 1931 – 1981. A catalogue raisonne

    Sydney : Hale & Ironmonger, 1981. Quarto, gilt-blocked cloth, dust jacket, pp. 168, fully illustrated; a fine copy of the essential reference on Counihan’s graphic output.

  • # 26293

    DRYSDALE, Russell

    Catalogue of an exhibition of paintings and drawings by Russell Drysdale (1965)

    With a preface by Alan Ross and a descriptive note by Russell Drysdale. London : The Leicester Galleries, 1965. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. 20, cover illustrated with colour plate, preface by Alan Ross, six colour and black & white plates, descriptive note by Russell Drysdale, biographical and exhibition notes on the artist, catalogue of 24 …

  • # 26204

    CONDER, Charles (1868 - 1909)

    Lithographs, Charles Conder, 1869-1909

    London : Mass Gallery, 1969. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. [4], small tape mark to spine. Four page catalogue of 15 lithographs and 1 etching, with an illustration on the cover with the text “Vous etes prie de vouloir bien honorer de votre visite l’exposition des lithographies de Ch. Conder a la Maas Gallery.” Rare catalogue …

  • # 26203

    BRODZKY, Horace (1885 - 1969)

    Horace Brodzky 1885-1969

    London : Michael Parkin Fine Art, 1974. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. [12], catalogue of 95 works. Catalogue of exhibition held Parkin Gallery, London, June 26 – July 20, 1974. Scarce exhibition catalogue of the Melbourne born artist.

  • # 26163

    JOHNSON, Heather

    Roy de Maistre. The Australian Years 1894 – 1930

    Sydney : Craftsman House, 1988. Quarto, boards in dustjacket (slightly marked), pp. 138, illustrated in colour throughout. The main scholarly text on this period of De Maistre’s career, including a list of exhibitions, bibliography and biography.

  • # 26160

    COUNIHAN, Noel

    Noel Counihan. Images of working life 1933 – 1986.

    Broken Hill City Art Gallery, 1991. Folio, illustrated wrappers, 52pp. illustrated, essay by Bernard Smith, catalogue, biographical notes, exhibition history.

  • # 26155

    TIPPING, Marjorie

    Ludwig Becker : artist & naturalist with the Burke & Wills expedition

    Melbourne : Melbourne University Press, 1979. Quarto, cloth in dustjacket, slight silverfishing to spine, pp. 224, illustrated. A very good copy.

  • # 26149

    PRESTON, Edwina

    Howard Arkley : not just a suburban boy

    Sydney : Duffy &​ Snellgrove, 2002. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. 262, illustrated; an excellent copy. Howard Arkley’s neon airbrush paintings of Australian suburban houses and their interiors represented this country at the 1999 Venice Biennale. Arkley’s work has been compared to a visual equivalent of the monologues of Barry Humphries. Arkley was also a wild …

  • # 25928


    The pastels of Cumbrae Stewart

    With an appreciation by John Shirlow. Melbourne: Alexander McCubbin, n.d. [1921?]. Quarto (288 mm tall), quarter-cloth over papered boards, in the rare dustjacket (a few short tears, with small chips to head and foot of spine), text and 23 leaves of plates in colour and black and white. Limited to 1000 copies. A fine copy. The expanded …

  • # 25490

    ANDERSON, Sue and HARRISON, Gwen

    Howl for a black cockatoo

    Sydney : Impediment Press &​ Wand’Ring Bark, 2015. Folio (540 mm tall), designer binding of black kangaroo inlaid with etching by Sue Anderson and Wayne Stock, etched endpapers, pp. [28], each leaf being printed letterpress and with sugarlift or aquatint etching, some leaves folding and some shortened. Limited to 25 copies housed in a custom …

  • # 26001

    BRACK, John

    John Brack

    Melbourne : Peter Bray Gallery, [1956]. Duodecimo, folding card, hole punches for filing, catalogue of 20 works. The original exhibition catalogue for one of John Brack’s first solo exhibitions, where he first displayed Collins St., 5 p.m., one of his most iconic paintings, acquired that year by the National Gallery of Victoria. Rare. “From the …

  • # 26100

    BRACK, John

    The Racecourse Series by John Brack

    Melbourne : Peter Bray Gallery, 1956. Duodecimo, folding card, hole punches for filing, catalogue of 25 works. The original exhibition catalogue for one of John Brack’s first solo exhibitions, where he displayed his famous Racecourse works, one of his most iconic series of paintings. Rare. ‘In Melbourne, the month of November is heralded in with …

  • # 25966

    DYRING, Moya

    Moya Dyring

    Melbourne : Peter Bray Gallery, 1956. Duodecimo, folding card, hole punches for filing, catalogue of 26 works.  

  • # 25980

    BOYD, Arthur

    Exhibition by Arthur Boyd. Allegorical paintings.

    Melbourne : Australian Galleries, [1958]. Exhibition catalogue, folded sheet (lightly creased), catalogue of 21 works. The original exhibition catalogue for Arthur Boyd’s ‘Bride’ series, considered the artist’s most significant body of work.  ‘In 1958, Arthur Boyd stunned local audiences with a major cycle of paintings depicting the doomed loved triangle of an Aboriginal man, his …