Australian Art - General

  • # 21376

    OLSEN, Penny

    A brush with birds : Australian bird art from the National Library of Australia

    Canberra : National Library of Australia, 2008. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 120, colour illustrations throughout. A showcase of how Australian bird art has changed from 1788 to the present. Features illustrations from the National Library of Australia’s collection.

  • # 21472

    National Gallery of Victoria

    National Gallery of Victoria : loan exhibition of Australian paintings

    Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria, 1925. Quarto, plain card imprinted wrappers, pp. 30. Exhibition catalogue of 427 works.

  • # 21070

    BURKE, Janine

    Australian women artists 1840 – 1940

    Melbourne : Greenhouse, 1980 (1981 reprint). Quarto, boards in dustjacket (short tear), pp. 188, illustrated. Includes biographical details on colonial, impressionist and modernist painters.

  • # 20997


    The convict artists

    Melbourne : Macmillan, 1987. Oblong quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 96, illustrated. The first European artists in Australia.

  • # 20999


    The colonial image : Australian painting 1800 – 1880

    Canberra : Australian National Gallery, 1987. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 112, illustrated in colour.

  • # 21630

    MIMMOCCHI, Denise

    Australian Symbolism : the art of dreams

    Sydney : AGNSW, 2012. Large octavo, pictorial papered boards, pp 159, illustrated in colour; a fine copy. Superb catalogue produced to accompany the exhibition of the same name staged at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 11 May – 29 July 2012.

  • # 21072

    HUNT, Susa and CARTER, Paul

    Terre Napoleon. Australia through French eyes 1800 – 1804

    Sydney : Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales in association with Hordern House, 1999. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 150, extensively illustrated. Art from the Baudin voyage to Australia.

  • # 21648


    The 5th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art

    Brisbane : Queensland Art Gallery, 2006. Large quarto (305 x 240 mm), illustrated card wrappers (cover with detail of a work by John Pule), pp 301; illustrated in colour; a very good copy. Includes work by over 50 artists or groups including Ai Weiwei, Anish Kapoor, Beck Cole, John Pule, Pacific Textiles Project, Masami Teraoka, …

  • # 21232

    MINCHIN, Jan

    The art of Rupert Bunny and E. Phillips Fox

    Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria, 1984. Quarto, wrappers with staple binding, [pp.14]. Catalogue of 47 works by Rupert Bunny and E. Phillips Fox, with essay by Jan Minchin.

  • # 21235

    BUTLER, Roger

    Melbourne woodcuts and linocuts of the 1920’s and 1930’s

    [Sydney] : [Australian Gallery Directors Council], c1981. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, [pp. 60], prints throughout, some colour. Catalogue from exhibition of the print collection of the Ballarat Fine Art Gallery

  • # 21234

    HAMMOND, Victoria

    A century of Australian women artists, 1840s-1940s

    Melbourne : Deutscher Fine Art, 1993. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 96, colour illustrations throughout. Catalogue of works by female Australian artists between 1840 and 1940. Features an essay by Victoria Hammond.

  • # 21233

    Ballarat Fine Art Gallery

    Ladies in landscapes

    [Ballarat : Ballarat Fine Art Gallery, 1974]. Quarto, brown wrappers, pp. 20, some pictures and illustrations. Catalogue of works features in the “Ladies in Landscapes” exhibition.

  • # 21236

    Thomas, Sarah

    Trust the women

    Sydney : The Beagle Press, 1995. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 52, illustrations throughout, some colour. Book on the exhibition by S. H Ervin Gallery.

  • # 21239

    FILMER, Veronica

    Making their mark : colonial artists of the Western District

    Geelong : Geelong Art Gallery, 1996. Quarto, maroon wrappers, illustrated front, pp. 46, some colour illustrations. Catalogue of 69 works from the exhibition. Mild damp stain to first few pages.

  • # 21759

    PALMER, Maudie

    Figures and faces : drawn from life

    Melbourne : Heide Park and Art Gallery, 1983. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, some smudges and coloured marks, pp. 56, illustrations throughout. Features portraits on paper by a large range of artists. Introduction by Elizabeth Cross.

  • # 21627

    HAWLEY, Janet

    Encounters with Australian artists

    St. Lucia, QLD : UOQ Press, 1993. First edition. Large octavo, illustrated card covers, pp 191, with colour photographic portraits of the artists and colour and b/w plates of selected works; a fine copy. Profiles (based on meetings and interviews) with Whiteley, Smart, Nolan, Boyd, Olley, Brack, Olsen, Storrier, Rees, Wolseley, Lanceley, Friend, and Joshua …