Australia Artists E-K

  • # 17871

    JOHNSON, Robert

    The paintings of Robert Johnson (deluxe edition with drawing)

    Sydney : The Legend Press, Folio, gilt-decorated full grey morocco (a little marked), pp. [xviii]; 18 colour plates, occasional light foxing. Biographical note by John Brackenreg. The deluxe edition, limited to 100 copies signed by the artist with an original signed drawing tipped-in.

  • # 17567

    HENSON, Bill (b. 1955)

    Bill Henson (deluxe edition with two signed photographs)

    Paris : Editions Bessard, 2016. Quarto, full silk with lenticular (holographic) cover, pp. [48], all full-page images of Henson’s photographs, paper folder at rear containing a signed photograph of a nude girl measuring 11.5 x 16 cm, housed within a silver-lettered raw silk clamshell box. The deluxe edition, limited to 30 copies, with an additional C-type …

  • # 18355

    Sydney Ure Smith

    Art in Australia

    Art in Australia. Series 1, No. 1 – Series 4, No. 6 (1916 – 1942). Complete in 100 issues. Series 1 (11 issues, quarto), Series 2 (2 issues, large quarto), Series 3 (81 issues, quarto), Series 4 (6 issues, large quarto). Illustrated wrappers, occasional chipping, extensively illustrated, tipped-in plates, a very fine set; together with the special issue …

  • # 18337


    Augustus Earle : travel artist

    : paintings and drawings in the Rex Nan Kivell Collection, National Library of Australia. Canberra : National Library of Australia, 1980. Quarto, cloth-covered boards in illustrated dustjacket, pp. 155, illustrated throughout with both colour and black & white reproductions of the artist’s works, introduction by G. Chandler, scholarly text by Jocelyn Hackforth-Jones. Sun fading to …

  • # 18333


    Emily Kame Kngwarreye. Alkahere. Paintings from Utopia (hardcover)

    Brisbane: Queensland Art Gallery, 1998. Quarto, embossed cloth boards in illustrated dustwrapper, 154pp. illustrated throughout. An important monograph, this is one of less than 10 copies specially bound in hardcover by the publisher for presentation.

  • # 18332


    Emily Kame Kngwarreye. Alkahere. Paintings from Utopia.

    Brisbane: Queensland Art Gallery, 1998. Quarto, illustrated cards in paper dustwrapper, 154pp. illustrated throughout. An important monograph, scarce.

  • # 18324

    FRIEND, Donald.

    The Farce of Sodom

    By the Right Honourable Earl of Rochester. Written for the Royal Company of Whoremasters, and printed a-new upon the three hundredth anniversary of the untimely demise of our noble author in the thirty-third year of his life. With sets and costumes suitable for theatrical performaces designed by Donald Friend. Melbourne: Gryphon Books, 1980. Large folio, …

  • # 18257

    GELLATLY, Kelly

    Soft steel : eX de Medici : recent work (with an original photograph by the artist)

    Bulleen, Vic. : Heide Museum of Modern Art, 2003. Small square quarto, pictorial wrappers, 28 pp, colour illustrations, foreword by Heide director Warwick Reeder, essay by Kelly Gellatly, a fine copy. ‘Heide Museum of Modern Art is delighted to present Soft Steel, an exhibition of recent work by Canberra-based artist eX de Medici, which focuses on …

  • # 18256

    [HEYSEN, Hans]

    Catalogue of oils & water colours by Hans Heysen

    An exhibition held in Farmer’s Exhibition Hall, May 5th to 15th 1926. Sydney : Farmer & Company, Limited, 1926. Octavo, lettered wrappers, pp. 12, foreword by Lionel Lindsay, one colour and six black & white plates tipped in, catalogue of 58 works by Heysen with prices, including oil paintings and water colour paintings, some very …

  • # 18255

    [HEYSEN, Hans]

    Retrospective exhibition of paintings and drawings by Hans Heysen

    Opened by Dame Nellie Melba, D.B.E held at the Fine Art Society’s Gallery from Nov. 24 to Dec. 8, 1921. Melbourne : Fine Art Society’s Gallery, 1921. Octavo, wrappers illustrated with coloured plate, pp. 16, contains two colour and two black & white plates tipped in, foreword by J. S. MacDonald, catalogue of the loan …

  • # 18254

    HEYSEN, Hans

    Catalogue of oil and water colours by Hans Heysen.

    Sydney: Farmer & Company, 1926. Quarto, printed wrappers, 12pp., tipped-in plates, introduction by Lionel Lindsay.

  • # 18253

    HEYSEN, Hans.

    Catalogue of oil and water colours by Hans Heysen.

    Sydney: Farmer & Company, 1926. Quarto, printed wrappers, 12pp., tipped-in plates, introduction by Lionel Lindsay.Heysen’s first solo exhibition in Sydney.

  • # 18220

    [ROBERTSON, Bryan]

    Recent Australian painting. (Signed by John Olsen)

    London : Whitechapel Art Gallery, 1961. Quarto, laminated illustrated wrappers (laminate lifting, as always), signed by artist John Olsen on the title page; approx 60pp., 23 black and white plates plus numerous portrait photographs. Foreword by Kenneth Clark, preface by Bryan Robertson, introduction by Robert Hughes. An important catalogue, this exhibition was the first major …

  • # 18206

    [MacNALLY, M.J.; HERBERT, Harold]

    The water-colours of M.J. MacNally and Harold Herbert

    Sydney : Art in Australia, 1920. Limited to 600 copies. Quarto, original papered boards (marked) in original dust jacket (torn, with loss); unpaginated; with tipped-in plates throughout (5 colour, 8 black and white); scattered foxing. Scarce.

  • # 18178

    JACKS, Robert et al


    A book of papiers collés by Sydney Ball, Andrew Christofides, Robert Jacks, George Johnson, Inge King, Allan Mitelman. Melbourne : Jenny Zimmer, 1999. Quarto, folding clamshell box with lettered papered boards, containing the folio, printed wrappers, unpaginated, printed by Larry Rawling in folding sections, introduction by Jenny Zimmer, six folding sections printed with the artist’s …

  • # 18115

    [OLSEN, John]. DORWARD, Douglas.

    Wild Australia. A view of birds and men (association copy)

    Sydney: Collins, 1977. Quarto, hardcover in dustjacket, 128pp illustrated with photographs and Olsen artworks throughout. With a gift inscription from private press publisher Richard Griffin to Attilio Guarracino ‘For Attilio, rather this than mine, Richard’. Also signed by John Olsen on the title page