Australian Women Artists

  • # 34147

    CLARK, Jane and DRUCE, Felicity

    Violet Teague

    Sydney : The Beagle Press, 1999. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 128, published in conjunction with the Violet Teague retrospective exhibition (1999), foreword by Professor Jaynie Anderson, contains 52 colour and black & white plates of Teague’s works, introduction by Jane Clark, essays by Felicity Druce, Richard Neville, Roger Butler, Anita Callaway, Kay Vernon, Jeanette Hoorn, …

  • # 34146

    FAHY, Kevin et al.

    Australian art pottery 1900 – 1950

    Sydney : Casuarina Press, 2004. Quarto, gilt-lettered cloth in illustrated dustjacket, 362 pp. profusely illustrated. Limited to 2000 numbered copies. An essential reference, a fine copy, practically as new. ‘The result of a four year research project which has exposed a number of previously unheralded potters and re-assessed the work of others. The first major publication …

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    # 34138

    CAMPBELL, Cressida

    Cressida Campbell. Sydney, 12 – 28 October 2017

    Brisbane : Philip Bacon Galleries, 2005. Quarto, exhibition catalogue, trifold brochure, pp. [6[, illustrated, price list of 19 works, a fine copy of a beautifully printed and illustrated exhibition catalogue on this acclaimed Australian artist. Scarce.

  • # 34137

    CAMPBELL, Cressida

    Cressida Campbell. 1st November – 26th November 2005.

    Brisbane : Philip Bacon Galleries, 2005. Quarto, lettered wrappers in illustrated dustjacket, pp. 20, essay by Edmund Capon, late Director of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, catalogue of 32 works, price list, a fine copy of a beautifully printed and illustrated exhibition catalogue on this acclaimed Australian artist. Accompanied by the original invitation …

  • # 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 …

  • # 34106


    Spowers & Syme

    Canberra : National Gallery of Australia, 2021. Quarto, illustrated papered boards, pp. 96, extensively illustrated. New copy, sealed in shrink-wrap. Spowers & Syme celebrates the artistic friendship of Melbourne artists Ethel Spowers and Eveline Syme. Their prints, drawings and paintings – remarkable for their expressive energy – capture the zeitgeist of the interwar years. This …

  • # 34123

    GELLATLY, Kelly at al.

    Rosalie Gascoigne

    Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria, 2008. Quarto, diecut wrappers, pp, 136, illustrated. New copy, sealed in shrinkwrap.

  • # 34122

    LITTLE, Penelope

    A studio in Montparnasse : Bessie Davidson : an Australian artist in Paris

    Melbourne : Craftsman House, 2003. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 223, illustrated. A fine copy. Scarce. Examines the career of Bessie Davidson (c1880-1965), an Adelaide-born artist who became one of Australia’s permanent expatriates. Her heyday was in Paris between the world wars when she exhibited regularly.

  • # 34118

    BURKE, Janine

    Joy Hester

    North Sydney, N.S.W. : Vintage, Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2001. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. viii, 327 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates, a fine copy. The 2001 reprint of the hard to find 1983 original. “A highly talented artist in her own right, Joy Hester’s fame also derives from her marriage to Albert Tucker …

  • # 34114

    RADFORD, Ron and HYLTON, Jane

    Modern Australian women : paintings & prints 1925-1945.

    Adelaide : Art Gallery of South Australia, 2000. Quarto, laminated wrappers  (light handling wear), pp. 144, illustrated throughout with colour plates of works by the artists Jean Appleton, Gwen Barringer, Clarice Beckett, Dorrit Black, Elise Blumann, Stella Bowen, Lina Bryans, Ethel Carrick (Fox), Dora Chapman, Sybil Craig, Grace Crowley, Anne Dangar, Bessie Davidson, Agnes Goodsir, …

  • # 34103

    HYLTON, Jane

    Nora Heysen : Light and life

    Kent Town, S. Aust. : Wakefield Press, 2009 (2011 reprint). Quarto, illustrated wrappers, 104 pp., illustrated. New copy. Nora Heysen grew up at The Cedars near the Adelaide Hills town of Hahndorf, and was deeply influenced by her father, Hans Heysen. Nora Heysen: Light and life explores a notable career spanning seven decades, during which …

  • # 34091

    LAING, Rosemary; ANNEAR, Judy; LYNN, Victoria

    Rosemary Laing

    Healesville : Tarrawarra Museum of Art, 2017. Oblong folio, illustrated boards, pp. 92, illustrated. Essays by Victoria Lynn and Judy Annear. Catalogue of an exhibition held at TarraWarra Museum of Art, Healesville, 2 December 2017 – 11 February 2018. ‘Rosemary Laing is a renowned Australian artist who has worked with photography since the late 1980s. …

  • # 34087

    AUDETTE, Yvonne

    Yvonne Audette. Paintings and drawings 1949 – 2014

    Essays by Christopher Heathcote, Bruce James, Gerard Vaughan and Kristy Grant. With a preface by Chris Wallace-Crabbe. Melbourne : Macmillan, 2014 (revised edition). Folio, boards in dustjacket, pp. 256, extensively illustrated. A new, pristine copy in publisher’s shrink-wrap. First published in 2003 and reissued in a revised and expanded edition in 2014 (as here), this …

  • # 34057

    [KNGWARREYE]. NEALE, Margo, ELLWOOD, Tony, NISHINO, Hanako, et al.

    Emily Kame Kngwarreye : utopia: the genius of Emily Kame Kngwarreye

    Canberra, Australia and Japan : National Museum of Australia/ The National Museum of Art, Osaka/ The National Art Centre, Tokyo/ The Yomiuri Shimbun, 2008. Quarto, boards in pictorial dust jacket, very lightly rubbed, pp. 256, illustrated throughout in colour, exhibition catalogue in English and Japanese language for the travelling exhibition of Australian Indigenous artist Emily …

  • # 34047

    TEAGUE, Violet

    Night fall in the ti-tree (facsimile edition)

    Woodcuts by Geraldine Rede and Violet Teague. [Canberra : National Gallery of Australia, c. 2005]. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, cloth spine, unpaginated, french folds in the style of the original publication from 1905. New copy. ‘In 1905 Violet Teague, in collaboration with her friend Geraldine Rede, handprinted Night Fall in the Ti-Tree at the Sign of …

  • # 34035

    [BOWEN, Stella]; WILKINS, Lola

    Stella Bowen : art, love and war

    Canberra : Australian War Memorial, 2002. Quarto, illustrated laminated covers, 66 pp; colour illustrations throughout. A fine exhibition catalogue of the work of Australian war artist Stella Bowen.