Australian Artists A-D

  • # 35503

    ST JOHN MOORE, Felicity

    Charles Blackman. Schoolgirls and Angels (signed copy)

    A retrospective exhibition of paintings and drawings by Charles Blackman. Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria, 1993. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, spine lightly sunned, 142 pp. illustrated throughout. A very good copy with light general handling wear. Signed on the preliminary blank by the author and curator Felicity St. John Moore.

  • # 35489

    KLEPAC, Lou

    Russell Drysdale : paintings 1940-1972

    Sydney : S.H. Ervin Gallery, 1985. Octavo, pictorial wrappers, 12pp. Lists 52 works, with selected pieces illustrated in colour or monochrome. Introduction by Australian art publisher Lou Klepac.

  • # 35488

    KLEPAC, Lou

    Russell Drysdale and Donald Friend drawings

    Sydney : Garry Anderson Gallery, 1983. Octavo, pictorial wrappers, [12pp]. Catalogues 28 works by Drysdale and Friend, with selected works illustrated in black and white. Introduction by Lou Klepac.

  • # 35485

    Sydney Ure Smith

    Art in Australia : Third Series, Number Forty-four. Watercolours and drawings by Hans Heysen.

    Edited by Sydney Ure Smith and Leon Gellert. Sydney : Art in Australia, 1932. Octavo, pictorial card wrappers (a couple of short tears, minor rust stains from staples), unpaginated, all pages clean, illustrated with tipped-in colour plates, plus b/w plates, occasional light foxing, else a very good copy. An edition focussing on the works of …

  • # 34135


    The woodblock paintings of Cressida Campbell (signed copy of the first edition)

    Sydney: Public Pictures, 2008. First edition, first printing. Thick quarto, cloth in dustjacket (a little edge wear, corners slightly bumped, pale foxing), pp. 360 profusely illustrated with colour plates of Campbell’s exquisite woodblocks, some plates folding, light foxing to preliminaries and a few spots to some pages, a very good copy. Signed by the artist …

  • # 34934

    [BRACK]. GRISHIN, Sasha.

    The art of John Brack

    Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1990. Two volumes quarto, clothbound with gilt-stamped spines in matching slipcase, a fine, crisp set, pp. 236; 262, fully illustrated. Volume one is a series of essays by Grishin on various elements of Brack’s oeuvre, while volume two is a catalogue raisonne of oil paintings, works on paper and original prints, …

  • # 35459


    Robert Dickerson : the complete graphics

    Sydney : Queen Street Fine Art, 2002. Quarto, boards in illustrated dustjacket, pp. 132, illustrated. A detailed survey of the graphic output of the noted Australian artist, with all works illustrated. New copy.

  • # 35135

    [BECKETT]. HOLLINRAKE, Rosalind.

    Clarice Beckett. The artist and her circle

    Melbourne: Macmillan, 1979. Oblong folio, boards in illustrated dust jacket (verso foxed), light foxing to preliminaries, bookplate to front pastedown, 64pp. illustrated in colour, fine. Important monograph on the artist, the modernist Melbourne painter from the first half of the twentieth century.

  • # 35165

    BERGNER, Yosl; SHNUR, Zalman

    Hagadah shel Pesah / Haggadah of Passover

    Illustrations : Yosl Bergner; lettering and transliteration : Zalman Shnur. [Ramat-Gan, Tel Aviv] : Masadah, 1984. Octavo, gilt-lettered blue buckram, pp. [72], text in Hebrew with romanised transliteration, illustrations by Yosl Bergner, a spot of foxing to fore edge, else a fine copy. The deluxe edition, limited to 510 numbered copies signed by Bergner and …

  • # 35232


    Adam Cullen : let’s get lost (signed copy)

    Sydney : Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2008. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 107, illustrated.  Signed by Adam Cullen on the endpaper. Very scarce signed.

  • # 35231

    CULLEN, Adam

    Adam Cullen : stupid heaven (signed copy)

    Adelaide : Greenaway Art Gallery, 2007. Quarto, exhibition catalogue, pp. [6], illustrated. Essay by Alan R. Dodge.  Signed by Adam Cullen on the lower panel.

  • # 35421

    BURSTALL, Simon

    Simon Burstall. ’93: Punching the Light

    Bologna : Damiani Editore, 2019. Quarto, illustrated boards, pp. 116, illustrated. New copy. The images included in 93: Punching the Light were all shot in Sydney in 1993 when Simon Burstall was just 17 years old. He was very involved with the rave scene and culture at that time and was drawn to capturing the …

  • # 35285

    SMITH, Colin G.

    Sunlight and Storm : the life and art of Penleigh Boyd

    Melbourne : the author, 2021. Quarto, illustrated laminated boards, pp. 466, illustrated. New copy. Sunlight and Storm : the life and art of Penleigh Boyd is the first book to be published on this important Australian landscape painter in almost a century. While Penleigh’s life ended tragically in a car accident in 1923, in his 33 …

  • # 34255

    MILLAR, Ronald

    John Brack

    Melbourne : Lansdowne Press, 1971. Quarto, dustjacket over cloth (spine a little sunned), 109 pp. numerous tipped-in plates.

  • # 35463

    DICKERSON, Jennifer

    Robert Dickerson. Against the tide (hardcover first edition)

    Brisbane : Pandanus Press, 1994. First edition. Quarto, boards in pictorial dustjacket, pp. 168, extensively illustrated in colour, text by Jennifer Dickerson.

  • # 26634

    THOMAS, David.

    Criss Canning : the pursuit of beauty (signed copy)

    Melbourne : Macmillan, 2007. Quarto, boards in dust jacket, pp 192, fully illustrated. First edition. Signed by the artist on the title page and dated 2007. Written and published to coincide with the artist’s retrospective exhibition at the Ballarat Fine Art Gallery, both standard and deluxe editions quickly sold out; as did all three printings. …