Australian Art - General

  • # 30567

    CULLEN, Jenny

    No Other Man No Other Store : The Extraordinary Life of Sir Charles Lloyd Jones: Painter, Patron and Patriot 1878-1958

    Melbourne : Macmillan, 2013. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 239, illustrated. New cop of an out of print title. Sir Charles Lloyd Jones always wanted to be an artist and, in his youth, studied painting for six and a half years, first at the Julian Ashton Art School in Sydney and then at the Slade …

  • # 30562

    HOLDEN, Robert

    Cover up: the art of magazine covers in Australia

    Sydney : Hodder & Stoughton, 1995. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 168, illustrated throughout with plates of magazine covers by famous Australian artists including iconic publications such as The Home, The Lone Hand and The Sydney Mail. A very good copy.

  • # 30549

    MORGAN, Denise

    ROAR re-viewed 30 years on

    with an introduction by Sasha Grishin. Melbourne : Macmillan, 2011. Quarto, cloth-covered boards with paste-down illustration, stitching exposed on spine with title (as issued), illustrated thoroughly throughout, text by Denise Morgan. The pink boards variant (another version had the boards coloured black). A publication on the Melbourne Roar Studios and the artists who were its …

  • # 30546

    CLARK, Jane and WHITELAW, Bridget.

    Golden Summers. Heidelberg and Beyond.

    Melbourne : International Cultural Corporation of Australia, 1985. Quarto, wrappers, pp. 200 illustrated. A landmark exhibition in Australian painting.

  • # 30545

    HAMMOND, Victoria and PEERS, Juliet

    Completing the picture : women artists and the Heidelberg era.

    Melbourne : Artmoves, 1992. First edition. Quarto (310 x 220 mm), illustrated wrappers (a couple of light marks and light handling wear), 88pp., name crossed out on title page, illustrated in colour and b/w.; a good copy. Excellent reference on a lesser researched school of painters, including A.M.E. Bale, Emma Minnie Boyd, Dora Meeson, Clara …

  • # 30536

    OLDFIELD, Judith et alia

    Two exhibitions. Judith Oldfield. Christmas Exhibition. Macquarie Galleries 1960

    Sydney : Macquarie Galleries, November December fourteen to twenty-three, 1960. Duodecimo, printed catalogue, list of 20 works by Oldfield (jewellery enamels) and 27 works by a mixture of artists, including Rupert Bunny, Judy Cassab, Adrian Feint, James Gleeson, Ian Fairweather, Charles Conder (a 9 by 5), Jeffrey Smart, Grace Cossington-Smith et alia.

  • # 30535

    HAWLEY, Janet

    Encounters with Australian artists (hardcover edition)

    St. Lucia, QLD : UOQ Press, 1993. First edition. Large octavo, boards in dustjacket, 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 …

  • # 30223

    BARNETT, P. Neville (1881-1953)

    Woodcut book-plates

    Foreword by Lionel Lindsay. Sydney : Privately printed [The Beacon Press], 1934. Small quarto, original marbled paper boards, vellum spine with black lettering, illustrated dustjacket (edges silverfished with small areas of loss), marbled endpapers, 240 pp (pale foxing to edges), illustrated throughout with examples of woodcut bookplates, for the most part tipped-in, the frontispiece being …

  • # 29858

    ANDERSON, Jaynie

    Crossing Cultures : Conflict, Migration and Convergence – The Proceedings of the 32nd International Congress of the History of Art (signed copy)

    Edited by Jaynie Anderson. Melbourne : The Miegunyah Press, 2009. Thick quarto, gilt-lettered cloth, image after Tommy McRae on upper board, pp. xviii; 1108, illustrated. As new copy, signed by Jaynie Anderson, President of the International Committee of Art. Crossing Cultures: Conflict, Migration and Convergence is an in-depth examination of the effect of globalism on …

  • # 30365

    GRAY, Anne and HESSON, Angela, editors

    She-Oak and Sunlight : Australian Impressionism

    Anne Gray and Angela Hesson (editors) and contributors. Melbourne, Victoria : Thames & Hudson Australia & National Gallery of Victoria, 2021. Quarto, illustrated boards, pp. viii, 289, illustrated. New copy. From the publisher’s website: “The Australian Impressionists are among the most loved figures of Australian art, and their work has long formed an imaginative backdrop …

  • # 30456

    CHRISTIE, Robyn and MILLER, Justin.

    The D.R. Sheumack Collection : eighty years of Australian painting.

    Compiled by Robyn Christie and Justin Miller. Sydney : Sotheby’s Australia, 1988. Quarto, silver-lettered cloth in illustrated dustjacket, pp. [148], illustrated. Catalogue of one of the finest collection of traditional Australian paintings formed in the past century. Includes works by Norman Lindsay, William Dobell, Tom Roberts, Hans Heysen etc.

  • # 30443

    PEERS, Juliet

    More than just gumtrees

    A personal, social and artistic history of the Melbourne Society of Women Painters and Sculptors. Melbourne : Melbourne Society of Women Painters and Sculptors and Dawn Revival Press, 1993. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 308, illustrated. Includes biographies on several hundred artists.

  • # 30438

    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.

  • # 30437

    McCULLOCH, Alan

    Artists of the Australian gold rush

    Melbourne : Lansdowne Editions, 1977. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. xiii; 214, illustrated, a very good copy of a well researched and scholarly reference.

  • # 30433

    EAGLE, Mary and MINCHIN, Jan

    The George Bell School. Students, Friends, Influences.

    Melbourne: Deutscher Fine Art and Sydney : Resolution Press, 1981. Quarto, blindstamped cloth in dustjacket, 272 pages, fully illustrated. Limited to 1000 numbered copies, featuring artists Eric Thake, Alan Sumner, Yvonne Atkinson, Geoff Jones, Jack Courier, Justin Gill, Sali Herman, Ian Armstrong, Fred Williams, Harry Rosengrave, Len French, Constance Stokes, Russell Drysdale. A fine  copy.

  • # 29553

    TURNER, Ethel and STEVENS, Bertram, editors

    The Australian soldiers gift book

    Sydney : The Voluntary Workers’ Association,  circa 1918. Quarto, gilt-lettered cloth over bevelled boards (corners a little bumped, a coupl eof spots marking the spine), pp. xvi; 136, occasional foxing, illustrations by Norman Lindsay, May Gibbs, B. E. Minns, D. H. Souter, Lionel Lindsay, Walter Jardine, David Low, John Longstaff, Elioth Gruner, Harry Weston, Florence …