# 41952

STREETON, Arthur

The Arthur Streeton Catalogue

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Melbourne : Arthur Streeton, 1935. Quarto, gilt-lettered purple cloth (spine slightly faded), 141 pp, numerous tipped-in colour and black and white plates, essays by J. S. Macdonald, Irwin Macdonald and Lionel Lindsay. Limited to 500 copies signed by the artist. Published by the artist as a catalogue raisonne of his known works to date, in an effort to stop the circulation of fakes which had plagued him. It is the first Australian work of its kind published, and a fine tribute to arguably Australia’s greatest landscape painter.