Australian Art - General

  • # 26141


    The Leighton Gallery of Art. Inaugural Exhibition of watercolours – etchings – oils – china – bronzes etc.

    Gems of the leading English an Continental artists. Melbourne : Leighton Gallery, 1937. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, punched holes for filing, pp. 4, catalogue of 192 works by artists Charles Conder, W. Russell Flint, Dame Laura Knight, T.C. Dugdale, Basil Jonzen, Edith M. Garner, W. Lee Hankey, Henry Haley, Jacob Epstein, Tom Nash, Claude Flight, Arthur …

  • # 26233

    HAESE, Richard.

    Rebels and Precursors. The revolutionary years in Australian art

    Melbourne: Allen Lane, 1981. First edition. Quarto, cloth in dustjacket, 324pp. extensively illustrated. Important work on the Angry Penguins, their contemporaries and influence on modern Australian art.

  • # 26218

    HOGAN, Janet

    Diverse visions

    Twelve Australian mid to late career artists : Charles Blackman, Mike Brown, Ray Cooke, Rosalie Gascoigne, Inge King, Robert Klippel, Les Kossatz, Alun Leach-Jones, John Perceval, Gareth Sansom, Gordon Shepherdson, John Wolseley. Brisbane : Queensland Art Gallery, 1991. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 32, colour illustrations throughout. Features works of 12 artists from the exhibition.

  • # 26178

    McCLELLAND, Joshua

    Auction of a fine collection of Australian, English and European paintings

    Melbourne : Decoration Co. and Joshua McClelland, 1953. Octavo, lettered wrappers (previous owner’s name), pp. [16], catalogue of 248 works including those by Rupert Bunny, G. Nerli, Bernard Hall, Henry Burn, Hans Heysen, Lionel Lindsay, Sir Arthur Streeton, John Shirlow, Thea Proctor, Norman Lindsay, Conrad Martens, E. Phillips Fox, Tom Roberts, Frederick McCubbin et al. …

  • # 26195

    NOLAN, Sidney et al.

    Viscount collection : ‘The Australian Scene’

    Arthur Boyd, Russell Drysdale, Sydney [sic] Nolan, John Olsen, Albert Tucker, James Wigley, Frederick Williams. [Melbourne? : Godfrey Phillips International Pty. Ltd., circa 1963]. Quarto, colour wrappers designed by Arthur Leydin (corner creased, a small amount of silverfishing), pp. [16], illustrated. The Viscount collection was assembled by Australian Galleries for tobacco manufacturers Godfrey Phillips International …

  • # 26129

    McNICOL, Roderick

    Beyond visibility : light and dust

    Melbourne : Monash Gallery of Art, [2009]. Quarto, wrappers, pp. 28, photographic illustrations. Printed in an edition of 600 copies. Bringing together the work of Felicity Spear, David Malin and Gulumbu Yunupingu the exhibition creates an environment that explores human efforts to make pictures of whatever lies beyond Earth’s atmosphere. Published to accompany an exhibition …

  • # 26073


    A complete set of Annual Reports of the Australian Ex Libris Society (1924 – 1936)

    Sydney : Tyrrell’s Galleries and the Australian Ex Libris Society, 1924 – 1936. Twelve issues, complete (the last issue covers the years 1935-36). The first six issues sextodecimo, printed wrappers, stapled. The last six issues are octavo, some with glassine wrappers, ribbon tied. Each volume printed in a numbered edition limited to between 175 and …

  • # 26023

    ANNEAR, Judy

    The photograph and Australia

    Sydney : Art Gallery New South Wales, 2015. Quarto, illustrated boards with glassine dust jacket. “From its beginnings in the 19th century to today’s digital revolution, The photograph and Australia investigates how photography was harnessed to create the idea of a nation. It reveals how Australia’s view of the world and itself has been changed …

  • # 26036

    LISTER LISTER, William, et al.

    The 22nd annual exhibition, of the Art Society of New South Wales.

    70 Pitt Street, Sydney. 1901. Illustrated catalogue. Sydney : S. E. Lees, printer and stationer, [1901]. Oblong octavo, illustrated wrappers (designed by J. Salvana), creased with loss to one corner, ribbon tie, pp. 29; 33, illustrated with works by Piguenit; Datillo-Rubbo; Coffey; Lister Lister; Tristram etc., numerous illustrated advertisements, including one for Coolalta Vineyards (“The …

  • # 26114

    YOUNG, John (1880 - 1946)

    Catalogue of prints & pictures. The private collection of Mr. John Young (on account of his departure for Europe)

    Rare etchings, old engravings … early Australian pictures and prints including an important group of works by Conrad Martens … Sydney : James R. Lawson, circa 1929. Octavo, lettered wrappers (foxed), pp. 36, black and white illustrations, internally clean. The collection of John Young, founder of Macquarie Galleries, auctioned on the event of his tour …

  • # 26123


    Twenty Melbourne painters catalogue. 19th annual exhibition.

    Athenaeum Hall, Melbourne, 20th Sept. – 2nd Oct., 1937. Melbourne : Athenaeum Hall, 1937. Octavo, lettered wrappers, punched holes for filing, pp. 8, catalogue of 113 works with prices by the artists J. S. Anderson, A. M. E. Bale, George Bell, E. Buckmaster, Rupert Bunny, Victor Cobb, Geo Colville, Edith Downing, W. Frater, A. Gallagher, …

  • # 26124


    Twenty Melbourne painters catalogue. 20th annual exhibition.

    Athenaeum Hall, Melbourne, 13th – 24th Sept.1938. Melbourne : Athenaeum Hall, 1938. Octavo, lettered wrappers (a little marked), pp. 8, catalogue of 121 works with prices by the artists J. S. Anderson, A. M. E. Bale, E. Buckmaster, Rupert Bunny, Geo Colville, Edith Downing, W. Frater, A. Gallagher, P. Hurry, E. Kimpton, R. McCann, A. …

  • # 26077

    Australian Academy of Art

    Australian Academy of Art : Second exhibition, April 5th-May 3rd, 1939, National Gallery of Victoria

    Melbourne : The Academy, 1939. Large octavo, printed grey wrappers (light foxing to front and back covers), 16 pp, mild foxing to outer leaves. Catalogue listing 176 works by Academy members including Hans Heysen, Margaret Preston, Thea Proctor, Adrian Feint, Wakelin, Longstaff, Septimus Power, Sydney Long, Nora Heysen, Lionel Lindsay, Kenneth Macqueen, Thea Proctor, McInnes …

  • # 25992

    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 (lightly sunned, punched holes for filing), pp 16 (edges toned), 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 …

  • # 25958

    LAWSON, James R.

    Estate of the late Sir Reginald Marcus Clark, K.B.E. Catalogue No. 4 : Fine prints, including Australian, English and European etchings, drypoints, engravings and lithographs, also a group of drawings by Norman Lindsay

    Sydney : James R. Lawson, 1954. Quarto, printed wrappers, lightly sunned at edges, pp. 24, extensively annotated with prices, buyers etc. An important collection which includes many works by Norman Lindsay, Lionel Lindsay, Charles Conder, Tom Roberts and other artists. Includes lithographs and drawings by Norman Lindsay, and ‘an almost complete collection of the published …

  • # 25940

    HOLSWORTH, Mark S.

    Sculptures of Melbourne

    Melbourne : Melbourne Books, 2015. Quarto, illustrated laminated boards, pp. 224, illustrated. New copy. ‘Melbourne has an impressive number of sculptures on public display throughout the city. Just wander Melbourne’s city streets, gardens and laneways and you will undoubtedly find some magnificent public sculptures – from historical and religious icons to playful literary and social figures – …