Australia Artists Q-Z

  • The etchings of Sydney Ure Smith
URE SMITH

# 5674

    # 15915

    URE SMITH

    The etchings of Sydney Ure Smith

    Introduction by Hal Missingham with an article on etching processes by Sir Lionel Lindsay. Sydney : Ure Smith, 1950. Duodecimo, papered boards, pp. 16, 32 black and white plates.

  • # 15792

Artist Sigismondo Zacutti’s ticket for the inauguration ceremony of Governor Sir George Clarke, Exhibition Building, Melbourne, 10 December 1901.

    # 15792

    Artist Sigismondo Zacutti’s ticket for the inauguration ceremony of Governor Sir George Clarke, Exhibition Building, Melbourne, 10 December 1901.

    [Melbourne : Govt. Printer?, 1901]. Lithographed card, 95 x 117 mm, recto endorsed with name of ticket holder in manuscript ‘Mr. S. Zacutti’; verso with plan of seating for the Exhibition Building; some edge wear and toning, but overall in good condition. The ticket holder was none other than Signor Sigismondo Zacutti, an esteemed Italian artist from Venice who had settled in Melbourne in 1889, …

  • # 15794

[McAULEY, James and STEWART, Harold]. “MALLEY, Ern”.

The Darkening Ecliptic by Ern Malley.

    # 15794

    [McAULEY, James and STEWART, Harold]. “MALLEY, Ern”.

    The Darkening Ecliptic by Ern Malley.

    Melbourne and Adelaide: Reed and Harris, 1944. Small quarto, 46 pages, in original wrappers illustrated by Sidney Nolan of ‘The Arabian Tree’ from the ‘Malley’ poem Petit Testament, further reproduced as a black and white frontispiece, spine chipped, a couple of minor stains, upper wrapper nearly detached. The first edition variant in illustrated wrappers, a …

  • In the studio. Original lithographs by Jan Senbergs
SENBERGS, Jan (1939 - )

# 9509

    # 15711

    SENBERGS, Jan (1939 - )

    In the studio. Original lithographs by Jan Senbergs

    Melbourne : Zimmer Editions and Townsville : Lyre Bird Press, 1998. Folio, full blind-embossed cloth binding by Norbert Herold with pictorial inlay, dustjacket lacking, unpaginated, essay by Jenny Zimmer, two folding lithographs of Senbergs’ studio, printed by John Robinson. Numbered 29 of 30 copies signed and numbered by the artist.

  • # 15769

SWALLOW, Ricky

Showbag from the Australian Pavillion, Venice Biennale 2015, featuring Ricky Swallow

    # 15769

    SWALLOW, Ricky

    Showbag from the Australian Pavillion, Venice Biennale 2015, featuring Ricky Swallow

    Printed paper showbag containing: Ricky Swallow. This time another year (exhibition catalogue). Sydney : Australia Council, 2005. Octavo, lettered red cloth, illustrated endpapers, pp. 144, illustrated. Essays by Charlotte Day, Jennifer Higgie and Tom Nicholson. Ricky Swallow. This time another year (room brochure). Octavo, folded sheet, pp. 8, illustrated. Ricky Swallow. This time another year. Card …

  • Fred Williams. Music Hall Etchings 1954 – 1956.
WILLIAMS, Fred

# 7786

    # 15319

    WILLIAMS, Fred

    Fred Williams. Music Hall etchings 1954 – 1956.

    Introduction by Barry Humphries. Preface by Diana Davis. Townsville : Lyre Bird Press, 1998. Quarto, papered boards reproducing a Williams etching, in gilt-lettered clamshell box, bound by Friedhelm Pohlmann, 45 pp, images of the 53 etchings Williams produced in London between 1954 – 1956, and five original etchings by Fred Williams printed posthumously. Limited to …

  • # 15023

HANSFORD, Pamela

Peter Tyndall : Dagger Definitions

    # 15023

    HANSFORD, Pamela

    Peter Tyndall : Dagger Definitions

    Melbourne : Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, 1987. Square octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp 95. Art monograph on contemporary Australian artist Peter Tyndall, illustrated with reproductions of Tyndall’s works in colour and black and white.

  • Lloyd Rees
FREE, Renée; HENSHAW, John
# 14968

    # 14968

    FREE, Renée; HENSHAW, John

    Lloyd Rees

    Sydney : Lansdowne Press, 1985 (revised edition). Quarto, olive boards with illustrated dustjacket, pp 107. Includes 32 colour reproductions and 52 black and white images, with extensive catalogue and bibliography.

  • Imants Tillers poem of ecstasy
[TILLERS]. EAGLE, Mary
# 14932

    # 14932

    [TILLERS]. EAGLE, Mary

    Imants Tillers poem of ecstasy

    Melbourne : Deutscher Brunswick Street, 1990. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 44, essay by Mary Eagle, catalogue of 14 works, all illustrated in colour, biography of the artist, bibliography, very good copy. 

  • Brett Whiteley : art & life (hardcover)
[WHITELEY]. PEARCE, Barry, ROBERTSON, Bryan and WHITELEY, Wendy.
# 14930

    # 14930

    [WHITELEY]. PEARCE, Barry, ROBERTSON, Bryan and WHITELEY, Wendy.

    Brett Whiteley : art & life (hardcover)

    Sydney : The Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1995. Quarto, boards in illustrated dustjacket, pp. 240, contains 180 colour and 40 monochrome plates, foreword by Edmund Capon, text by Bryan Robertson, Barry Pearce and an interview between Barry Pearce and Wendy Whiteley. A very good copy of the hardcover edition.

  • Garry Shead. Encounters with royalty (signed copy with original drawing)
[SHEAD, Garry]. GRISHIN, Sasha.
# 14893

    # 14893

    [SHEAD, Garry]. GRISHIN, Sasha.

    Garry Shead. Encounters with royalty (signed copy with original drawing)

    Sydney : Craftsman House, 1998. Quarto, boards in dust jacket, 108 pages fully illustrated. With original label on front of jacket ‘Warning! This book may offend monarchists’. This copy signed by the artist with a fine original pen drawing of the Queen with a kangaroo. 

  • Desire : a portfolio of drawings from 1976-1985
SHEAD, Garry
# 14892

    # 14892

    SHEAD, Garry

    Desire : a portfolio of drawings from 1976-1985

    [Bundeena, N.S.W.] : G. Shead, 1992. Quarto, illustrated card covers, [unpaginated], all illustrated.  Limited edition of 100 copies numbered and signed by the artist. A fine copy.

  • News
SHEAD, Garry and KRAUSMANN, Rudi
# 14889

    # 14889

    SHEAD, Garry and KRAUSMANN, Rudi

    News

    Melbourne : Macmillan, 2006. Small quarto, cloth with pictorial inlay, blind-lettered to spine, pp. 122, illustrated. Bilingual poems by Krausmann about creative identities he has known with illustrations by Shead.

  • Garry Shead and the Erotic Muse (signed by the author)
[SHEAD]. GRISHIN, Sasha
# 14878

    # 14878

    [SHEAD]. GRISHIN, Sasha

    Garry Shead and the Erotic Muse (signed by the author)

    Sydney: Craftsman Press, 2001. Quarto, cloth in dustjacket, edges slightly rubbed, 204 pp. illustrated throughout. A major monograph on the artist. Signed by Sasha Grishin on the title page.

  • Alison Rehfisch. A life for art.
POWER, Rachel.
# 14864

    # 14864

    POWER, Rachel.

    Alison Rehfisch. A life for art.

    Sydney: The Beagle Press, 2002. Quarto, boards in dustjacket (minor residue on front and rear wrapper), 143pp. illustrated with the artist’s still lifes and landscapes.

  • Not quite straight
SMART, Jeffrey
# 14826

    # 14826

    SMART, Jeffrey

    Not quite straight

    Melbourne : William Heinemann Australia, 1996. Large octavo, boards with dust jacket (sunned), remainder mark to lower edge, 464 pp. Illustrated with photographs. Memoirs from one of Australia's foremost artists working in precisionist depictions of urban landscapes. 

  • Brett Whiteley - Graphics 1961-1982.
WHITELEY, Brett (1939-1992)
# 14813

    # 14813

    WHITELEY, Brett (1939-1992)

    Brett Whiteley – Graphics 1961-1982.

    Perth : Art Gallery of Western Australia, 1983 (1986 revised edition). Quarto, illustrated wrappers, 72 pp, illustrated in b/w and colour. The expanded and revised edition. 

  • Zimmer. The Realities Gallery Window, 1979
ZIMMER, Klaus
# 14726

    # 14726

    ZIMMER, Klaus

    Zimmer. The Realities Gallery Window, 1979

    Melbourne : Realities Gallery, 1979. Illustrated catalogue for an art glass installation by Klaus Zimmer within the premises of Realities Gallery. Essay by Jenny Zimmer. Scattered foxing. 

  • Frederick Woodhouse and sons. Australian Colonial Sporting Painters.
LAVERTY, Colin
# 14661

    # 14661

    LAVERTY, Colin

    Frederick Woodhouse and sons. Australian Colonial Sporting Painters.

    Sydney: The David Ell Press, 1980. Folio, boards in dustjacket, 107pp. A major work on the famous horse painter.

  • Tom Roberts exhibition National Art Gallery of NSW November 1947 to January 1948. Souvenir catalogue
[ROBERTS, Tom]
# 14619

    # 14619

    [ROBERTS, Tom]

    Tom Roberts exhibition National Art Gallery of NSW November 1947 to January 1948. Souvenir catalogue

    Sydney : National Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1947. Quarto, decorative green white striped wrappers (stained, splits along spine), pp 28, essay on Roberts by Lionel Lindsay, chronological table of Robert's life events 1856-1903, catalogue of the exhibition of 82 works, three black and white plates reproducing Roberts' paintings and a photographic portrait of …

  • Catalogue of an exhibition of the early work of Arthur Streeton, Tom Roberts and others.
[STREETON, Arthur; ROBERTS, Tom]
# 14618

    # 14618

    [STREETON, Arthur; ROBERTS, Tom]

    Catalogue of an exhibition of the early work of Arthur Streeton, Tom Roberts and others.

    Held in the Galleries of Anthony Hordern & Sons Ltd. Brickfield Hill, Sydney. December the 2nd to 24th, 1925. Brickfield Hill, NSW : Anthony Hordern & Sons Ltd, 1925. Large octavo, printed wrappers (foxed; edge wear), 8pp, 4 illustrations (2 colour plates). Lists 15 works by Streeton, 5 by Roberts, plus works by Roth, Davies, …

  • Arthur Streeton memorial exhibition, National Gallery of Victoria, 5th September to 7th October 1944
[STREETON, Arthur]
# 14616

    # 14616

    [STREETON, Arthur]

    Arthur Streeton memorial exhibition, National Gallery of Victoria, 5th September to 7th October 1944

    [Melbourne] : National Gallery of Victoria, 1944. Large octavo, printed wrappers (small amount of silverfishing), title page with previous owner's inscription, 16 pp, illustrated (6 black and white, 3 colour plates). Lists 135 works.

  • An exhibition of water colours by the late Blamire Young
[YOUNG, Blamire]
# 14573

    # 14573

    [YOUNG, Blamire]

    An exhibition of water colours by the late Blamire Young

    Held at The Fine Art Society's Gallery, 100 Exhibition Street, Melbourne, March 20 to 30, 1935. Melbourne : The Fine Art Society's Gallery, 1935. Octavo, lettered wrappers (foxed and creased, lower wrapper with some silverfishing), pp 8, frontispiece black and white photographic portrait of the late Blamire Young tipped-in, essay on Blamire Young by R. …

  • Lloyd Rees Retrospective
[REES, Lloyd]
# 14562

    # 14562

    [REES, Lloyd]

    Lloyd Rees retrospective

    Sydney : Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1965. Quarto, pictorial wrappers (wet stamp of Queensland Art Gallery to front), 38 pp; introduction by Renee Free, illustrated in colour and black and white; title page with roneo printed errata slip tipped- in. 

  • David Strachan, 1919-1970 by Daniel Thomas ; with a catalogue of the etchings by Nicholas Draffin
THOMAS, Daniel
# 14552

    # 14552

    [STRACHAN, David]; THOMAS, Daniel

    David Strachan, 1919-1970

    : … with a catalogue of the etchings by Nicholas Draffin. Sydney : Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1973. Quarto, pictorial wrappers (rubbed), 56 pp; with 61 of Strachan's works illustrated in black and white; foreword by Peter Laverty, Director of the Art Gallery of New South Wales.

  • Prelude to Heidelberg : The Artists’ Camp at Box Hill
[ROBERTS, Tom; McCUBBIN, Frederick] FINLAY, Eleanor; MORGAN, Marjorie
# 14551

    # 14551

    [ROBERTS, Tom; McCUBBIN, Frederick]; FINLAY, Eleanor; MORGAN, Marjorie

    Prelude to Heidelberg : the artists’ camp at Box Hill

    Melbourne : MMP, 2008. Revised edition. Quarto, pictorial wrappers, 78 pp. An important publication on the early history of the en plein-air artists of the Heidelberg School, including Tom Roberts, Frederick McCubbin, Arthur Streeton, and Walter Withers; a good copy. 

  • Barbara Robertson : An Australian artist’s life
McLOUGHLIN, Lorraine
# 14548

    # 14548

    McLOUGHLIN, Lorraine

    Barbara Robertson : An Australian artist’s life

    Adelaide : Lorraine McLoughlin, 1997. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, 90pp. Monograph illustrated in full colour, signed by author on title page. 

  • The life & art of William Strutt
CURNOW, Heather
# 14694

    # 14694

    CURNOW, Heather

    The life & art of William Strutt

    Martinborough [N.Z.] : Alister Taylor, 1980. Oblong folio, half-leather over cloth bound boards (a little marked), tipped-in frontispiece portrait, pp. [viii]; 259, numerous tipped-in colour plates, housen in a clamshell box with pictorial inlay. Limited to 1500 copies. 

  • Brett Whiteley drawings (deluxe edition with original linocut)
WHITELEY, Brett; WHITELEY, Wendy; KLEPAC, Lou
# 14316

    # 14316

    WHITELEY, Brett; WHITELEY, Wendy; KLEPAC, Lou

    Brett Whiteley drawings (deluxe edition with original linocut)

    Sydney : The Beagle Press, 2015. Quarto, gilt-lettered black cloth in matching slipcase, pp. 220, illustrated. The deluxe edition, limited to 25 copies specially bound, with an original linocut by Brett Whiteley 'The Wave' loosely enclosed, specially printed in a numbered edition of 25 copies, signed lower right with the Brett Whiteley studio stamp, and …

  • Clay sculptures of Australian Aboriginal folk-lore by William Ricketts
WALLER, Olga D. A.
# 14375

    # 14375

    WALLER, Olga D. A.

    Clay sculptures of Australian Aboriginal folk-lore by William Ricketts

    (Based on folk-lore gathered by Sir Baldwin Spencer and Davd Unaipon). Foreword and catalogue with synopsis of legends. [Melbourne] : [s.n.], [circa 1938]. Quarto, printed wrappers, staple bound, 7 leaves, roneo printed; contains an essay titled “William Ricketts' interpretation of Australia Aboriginal folk-lore” by Olga D. A. Waller, which clearly relates to an exhibition of Rickett's …

  • The art of Charles Wheeler, O.B.E, D.C.M. (deluxe edition)
McDONALD, James S.
# 14505

    # 14505

    McDONALD, James S.

    The art of Charles Wheeler, O.B.E, D.C.M. (deluxe edition)

    Melbourne : Lothian Publishing Company, 1952. Quarto, lettered cloth, 32pp, illustrated with illustrated with fifteen colour and twenty black and white plates. The deluxe edition, limited to 25 copies, signed and numbered by the artist. 

  • The art of Charles Wheeler, O.B.E, D.C.M.
McDONALD, James S.
# 14504

    # 14504

    McDONALD, James S.

    The art of Charles Wheeler, O.B.E, D.C.M.

    Melbourne : Lothian Publishing Company, 1952. Quarto, navy boards with silver lettering in pictorial dustjacket (a few chips), 32pp, illustrated with illustrated with fifteen colour and twenty black and white plates.

  • Jeffrey Smart. A man is illogical on horseback; but in a satellite, surreal
QUARTERMAINE, Peter
# 14467

    # 14467

    QUARTERMAINE, Peter

    Jeffrey Smart. A man is illogical on horseback; but in a satellite, surreal

    Foreword by Germaine Greer. Melbourne : Gryphon Books, 1983. Quarto, cloth bound boards in illustrated dustjacket, pp. 131, colour plates (many tipped-in), slight mark to title page.

  • Oliffe Richmond: Drawings. The Australia Years 1937~1948
[RICHMOND, Oliffe], JOHANNES, Christa
# 14440

    # 14440

    [RICHMOND, Oliffe], JOHANNES, Christa

    Oliffe Richmond: Drawings. The Australia Years 1937~1948

    Hobart : The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, 1989. Square octavo, pictorial wrappers, 36pp. Lists 78 works, with a wide selection reproduced in black and white.

  • Watercolours of Australia by Eric Stephensen
STEPHENSON, Eric
# 14428

    # 14428

    STEPHENSON, Eric

    Watercolours of Australia by Eric Stephensen

    Melbourne : The Velasquez Gallery, 1946. Octavo, lettered wrappers, [8pp]. Tipped in colour plate of The Benign One. Minor foxxing on top wrapper edge. Held in the National Library of Australia and the State Library of Victoria.

  • Michael Shannon. Moments Out of Time : A Survey 1970-1985
[SHANNON, Michael]
# 14418

    # 14418

    [SHANNON, Michael]

    Michael Shannon. Moments out of time : a survey 1970-1985

    Melbourne : Powell Street Gallery, 1986. Oblong Quarto, pictorial wrappers, 16pp. Illustrated with colour and black white reproductions throughout.

  • The oil paintings of Tom Roberts in the National Gallery of Australia
[ROBERTS, Tom]; EAGLE, Mary
# 14415

    # 14415

    [ROBERTS, Tom]; EAGLE, Mary

    The oil paintings of Tom Roberts in the National Gallery of Australia

    Canberra : National Gallery of Australia, 1997. Quarto, pictorial wrappers, 128 pp. A comprehensive monograph, featuring key works of Roberts' with full colour images and academic essays on each featured piece.

  • Rees Whiteley : on the road to Berry
[REES, Lloyd; WHITELEY, Brett] KLEPAC, Lou
# 14411

    # 14411

    [REES, Lloyd; WHITELEY, Brett] KLEPAC, Lou

    Rees Whiteley : on the road to Berry

    Melbourne : Museum of Modern Art at Heide, 1993. Oblong octavo, lettered wrappers, 20pp. Lists 86 works with colour images throughout.

  • Leonard and Kathleen Shillam: a tribute
COOKE, Glenn R.
# 14409

    # 14409

    COOKE, Glenn R.

    Leonard and Kathleen Shillam: a tribute

    Brisbane : Queensland Art Gallery, 1995. Quarto, pictorial wrappers, [16pp]. Contains a comprehensive biographical essay, with accompanying images of the artists' works reproduced in black and white.

  • Andrew Rogers. Rhythms of life II
[ROGERS, Andrew]
# 14406

    # 14406

    [ROGERS, Andrew]

    Andrew Rogers. Rhythms of life II

    Milan, Italy : Mudima Foundation for Contemporary Art, 2002. Quarto, pictorial wrappers, [36pp]. Shows a large range of Rogers' works in full colour with introduction by Ken Scarlett. Together with invitation card to the Laurine Diggins Fine Art 1997 exhibition Rhythms of life.

  • Streeton in France 1918
[STREETON, Arthur]
# 14398

    # 14398

    [STREETON, Arthur]

    Streeton in France 1918

    Canberra : Australian War Memorial, 1982. Square octavo, pictorial wrappers, 20pp, reproduction of Peronne, looking towards Mt St Quention, 1918 on cover. Catalogues 63 works with selected pieces reproduced in black and white. Introduction by Anne Gray.

  • Tom Roberts
McQUEEN, Humphrey
# 14393

    # 14393

    McQUEEN, Humphrey

    Tom Roberts

    Sydney : Pan Macmillan Australia, 1996. Octavo, brown boards with illustrated dustjacket, 784pp. Biography of one of Australia's foremost landscape painters, including 8 colour plates and 16 colour plates.

  • Harald Vike. 1906 – 1987. A retrospective.
VIKE, Harald
# 14338

    # 14338

    VIKE, Harald

    Harald Vike. 1906 – 1987. A retrospective.

    Perth: Kingstream Fine Art, 1990. Folio, illustrated wrappers, 100pp. illustrated throughout with extensive text. The major reference on the West Australian.

  • Bert & Ned: the correspondence of Albert Tucker and Sidney Nolan
MCCAUGHEY, Patrick (ed.)
# 14301

    # 14301

    MCCAUGHEY, Patrick (ed.)

    Bert & Ned: the correspondence of Albert Tucker and Sidney Nolan

    Melbourne : The Miegunyah Press, 2006. Octavo, black cloth-covered boards with gilt lettering, illustrated dust jacket, pp. 257, foreword by Anne-Marie Schwirtlich and Lesley Alway, introduction by Patrick McCaughey, correspondence between the artists dating from 1942 through to late 1970s, illustrated throughout in both colour and black & white with examples of Albert Tucker and …

  • Tony Tuckson
LEGGE, Geoffrey, et alia
# 14296

    # 14296

    LEGGE, Geoffrey, et alia

    Tony Tuckson

    Sydney : Craftsman House, 2006 (revised edition). Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 204, illustrated. 

  • Hall Thorpe. Coloured woodcuts
KING, Richard (ed.)
# 14082

    # 14082

    KING, Richard (ed.)

    Hall Thorpe. Coloured woodcuts

    Sydney : Print Room Press, 1980. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 84, illustrated, essay by Robert Holden. Limited to 1000 copies in paperback format. 

  • Playing with girls / by Julian Prang ; presented by Redmond Phillips ; drawings by Albert Tucker.
PHILLIPS, Redmond; TUCKER, Albert (illustrator)
# 14014

    # 14014

    PHILLIPS, Redmond; TUCKER, Albert (illustrator)

    Playing with girls / by Julian Prang ; presented by Redmond Phillips ; drawings by Albert Tucker.

    To Peter Finch who always encouraged the boy. Melbourne : Reed &​ Harris, 1945. Quarto, original pictorial stiff wrappers with design by Tucker, 42 pp, pale water stain to one corner, with full-page black and white illustrations by Tucker accompanying the poems of “Julian Prang”, a fictitious child created by Redmond Phillips, a very good …

  • Paintings by Albert Tucker
[TUCKER].

# 52

    # 52

    [TUCKER].

    Paintings by Albert Tucker

    Imperial Institute South Kensington [London]. 11th April – 7th May, 1957. Large broadsheet poster measuring 380 x 250mm on yellow paper with red and black lettering and a reproduction of a figurative painting; short 2cm tear to lower edge with old tape mark but otherwise fine.

  • Three facts discovered by Imants Tillers, quite close to the Flinders Ranges, South Australia.
TILLERS, Imants (1950 - )
# 13707

    # 13707

    TILLERS, Imants (1950 - )

    Three facts discovered by Imants Tillers, quite close to the Flinders Ranges, South Australia.

    Melbourne : Double Vision, 1981. “Standard edition”. Square duodecimo, 205 x 205 mm, pictorial wrappers (lightly marked), pp 95, 95; illustrated; text in English and Chinese (parallel Chinese text translated by Keith Fung); a good copy.   

  • Three facts discovered by Imants Tillers, quite close to the Flinders Ranges, South Australia.
TILLERS, Imants (1950 - )
# 13706

    # 13706

    TILLERS, Imants (1950 - )

    Three facts discovered by Imants Tillers, quite close to the Flinders Ranges, South Australia.

    Melbourne : Double Vision, 1981. “Small edition”. Square duodecimo, 105 x 105 mm, pictorial wrappers (marked), pp 95, 95; illustrated; text in English and Chinese (parallel Chinese text translated by Keith Fung); accompanied by the publisher's prospectus for both the small and standard editions of this work, a 6-page duodecimo folding pamphlet, illustrated (creased and …