Australian Art - General

  • # 19584

    BUTLER, Roger.

    Australian prints in the Australian National Gallery

    Canberra : Australian National Gallery, 1985. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 56, illustrated with images by Lewin, Rodius, Gillray, von Guerard, Roberts, Lindsay, Conder, Bunny, Trail, Preaston, Spowers, Waller, Brack, Williams, Boyd, etc.

  • # 19882

    CHAPMAN, Barbara

    The colonial eye : a topographical and artistic record of the life and landscape of Western Australia 1798 – 1914

    Perth : Art Gallery of Western Australia, 1979. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 128, extensively illustrated. A valuable record of colonial art in Western Australia.

  • # 19880

    CARROLL, Alison

    Graven images in the promised land : a history of printmaking in South Australia

    Adelaide : Art Gallery of South Australia, 1981. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 64, illustrated.

  • # 19872

    LEBOVIC, Josef

    Masterpieces of Australian printmaking

    Sydney : Josef Lebovic Gallery, 1987. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (with Margaret Preston on cover), pp. 160, illustrated, with hundreds of prints by the Lindsays, Streeton, Long, Black and numerous other printmakers.

  • # 19881

    KING, Louise

    Original prints and engravings. Catalogue No. 3 Summer, 1967 – 1968

    Sydney : Louise King, 1967. Quarto, self-wrappers, illustrated, pp. 20, lengthy list of antique prints including early Australian colonial works, noted artists such as Lionel Lindsay, William Hogarth etc.

  • # 19884

    JOHNS, Elizabeth et al.

    New worlds from old : 19th century Australian & American landscapes

    Canberra : National Gallery of Australia, 1998. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 272, extensively illustrated. A landmark travelling exhibition of colonial Australian and early American painting.

  • # 20048

    SPECK, Catherine

    Painting ghosts. Australian women artists in wartime

    Melbourne : Craftsman House, 2004. Octavo, boards in dustjacket, pp. 239, illustrated. ‘Examines the art and life stories of numerous women in the Second World War including Grace Cossington Smith, Dora Meeson, Margaret Preston, Jacqui Hicks, Dorrit Black and Amie Kingston. Some women became official war artists producing an alternative set of national images every …

  • # 20267

    ANDERSON, Christopher

    Utopia : 5 February to 20 February 1999

    [Adelaide : BMG Art, 1999]. Quarto, trifold, illustrated. Small piece about each artist featured in the exhibition: Emily Kame Kngwarreye, Greeny Purvis Petyerre, Barbara Weir, Gloria Petyarre, Lyndsay Bird Mpetyane, Ada Bird Petyarre.

  • # 20641

    The Field revisited

    Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria 2018. Two volumes in plastic slipcase, quarto, each with diecut wrappers, the first volume being a 144 page monograph on the seminal exhibition of Australian modernism held in 1968, the second volume being a 96 page facsimile of the rare original 1968 catalogue. As new condition. ‘The National Gallery …

  • # 20242

    MILLWARD GREY, F. et al

    The paint pot.

    A magazine of the students of the School of Fine Arts North Adelaide, South Australia MDMXXIX. Volume Two, Number One. Adelaide : School of Fine Arts, 1929. Quarto, plain wrappers (chipped, insect damage to spine), with linocut illustration pasted on, pp. 55, printed in red and black ink, frontispiece woodblock of Aboriginal dancers by F. Millward …

  • # 20544

    CRAIG, Clifford

    The engravers of Van Diemen’s Land

    Launceston : Tasmanian Historical Research Association, 1961. Edition limited to 1000 numbered and signed copies (no. 103). Large octavo, pictorial cloth boards, x, 172 pp, illustrated with black and white plates, a very good copy.

  • # 20209

    The historical George Page-Cooper Collection

    Melbourne : Leonard Joel, 1967. Quarto, lettered wrappers, pp. [60], 404 lots, illustrations. Prices annotated. One of the great art sales of the twentieth century, from the late director of Tye’s Galleries.

  • # 20123

    TURNBULL, Clive

    The Herald Exhibition of Australian present-day Art : from New South Wales and other states

    Melbourne : The Herald and Weekly Times Ltd., 1945. Quarto, lettered wrappers (detached), black and white plates reproducing paintings by Jean Bellette, William Dobell, Elaine Haxton, Donald Friend and Loudon Sainthill. An important exhibition organised by Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, which included works by Douglas Annand, Russell Drysdale, Adrian Feint, Sali Herman, Francis Lymburner, Arthur Murch, …

  • # 20096

    DSMOND, Michael and DIXON, Christine


    Canberra : National Gallery of Australia, 1995. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 96, illustrated. Prints, posters and protests from the 1960s.

  • # 20515

    DOWIE, John et al

    Two issues of Kalori magazine

    Vol. 2 No. 2 and Vol. 2 No. 12. Adelaide : Royal South Australian Society of Arts, circa 1960. Octavo, illustrated wrappers by John Dowie, pp. 8; 16, includes articles by Ivor Francis, Louis James etc. Scarce art journal from the Royal South Australian Society of Arts.

  • # 20320

    DRRY, Nevill

    New Art One : new directions in contemporary Australian art [together with the companion seven volumes through to New Art Eight]

    Sydney : Craftsman House, 1987 (1992 reprint); 1988 (1992 reprint); 1989; 1990; 1991; 1992; 1992; 1993. Eight volumes, quarto, boards in illusrtated dustjackets, pp. 160; 229; 212; 230; 204; 177; 221; 192, extensively illustrated, a fine set, complete. Profiles of contemporary Australian artists, including figures such as Lin Onus, Jim Thalassoudis, David Bromley, Asher Bilu, …