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“The Fairy Wedding” by Edward H Corbold R.I.$8,985.00
“The Fairy Wedding”
Oil on canvas c1860 by Edward H Corbold R.I.
Edward Henry Corbold was born in 1815, dying in 1905. He was a pupil of Henry Sass and studied at Royal Academy Schools. His main work was in watercolour, producing scenes from literature, the bible, and daily life. A small proportion of his pictures are in oil: “The Canterbury Pilgrims” exhibited at the Royal Academy Show of 1874, for example. In 1842, his watercolour ’The Woman Taken in Adultery’ was bought by Prince Albert and nine years later, he was appointed “instructor of historical painting” to the Royal Family, for whom he worked for 21 years; many of his best works were acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert for his royal pupils. He was the official artist at the ‘Eglinton Tournament’ of 1839. He exhibited at the Royal Academy, the British Institute, the Royal Society of British Artists and the New Watercolour Society between 1835 and 1871.
His work is illustrated in the Dictionary of Victorian Painters and the Dictionary of British Watercolour Artists to 1920.
Biblio: Dictionary of Victorian Painters; Dictionary of British Watercolour Artists to 1920; Bénézit: Dictionnaire des Peintres
“The Donkey Cart” by John Absolon$7,485.00
“The Donkey Cart”
Oil on board c1870 by John Absolon
John Absolon was born in 1815, dying in 1895. He was a painter of landscape, seascape and genre in both oil and watercolour. He first exhibited at the Royal Society of British Artists in 1832, at the age of 17. After visiting Paris, he became a member of the New Watercolour Society in 1838. He exhibited mainly at the New Watercolour Society, but also at the Royal Academy, the British Institution and the Royal Society of British Artists.
His work is illustrated in the Dictionary of Victorian Artists and the Dictionary of British Watercolour Artists.
Biblio: Dictionary of Victorian Artists, Dictionary of British Watercolour Artists, Bénézit: Dictionnaire des Peintres.
“The Beach” Watercolour by Loudon Sainthill$8,950.00
Watercolour c1950 by Loudon Sainthill
Loudon Sainthill was born in Hobart in 1919, dying in London in 1969. He studied at the Melbourne Techincal College and was influenced by the arrival in Melbourne of Colonel De Basil’s Russian Ballet Company. He held his first exhibition at the Australia Hotel, Melbourne and travelled to England as member of the ballet company, and held a successful exhibition at the Redfern Gallery, London. His work for the stage in Britain included The Tempest at Stratford-upon-Avon, and by 1954, when he designed ‘Le Coq D’Or’ (Rimsky-Korsakov’s opera) for the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, he was established as a major designer for the theatre. He influenced a whole succession of Australian designers and established a tradition of Australia theatre design.
His work is represented in the collections of the National Gallery, Canberra, as well as many State and regional galleries, and the Victoria and Albert Museum London.
Biblio: McCulloch Encylopedia of Australian Art; Bénézit: Dictionary of Painters.
“Sydney Harbour from Bradley’s Head” by James R Jackson$9,985.00
“Sydney Harbour from Bradley’s Head”
Oil on board c1950 by James R Jackson
James Ranalph Jackson was born in 1882 in Palmerston New Zealand. He arrived in Australia in 1894 and died in Sydney in 1975. He studied at the Royal Art Society School, Sydney, the National Gallery of Victoria School, Colarossi’s in Paris and with Frank Brangwyn in London. He was a Foundation Member of the Australian Academy of Art and one of the first Fellows of the Royal Art Society of New South Wales. He taught at the Royal Art School between 1971 and 1926.
His work is represented in Australian State Galleries and New Zealand public galleries.
Biblio: Bénézit: Dictionnaire des Peintres; Encyclopedia of Australian Art, McCulloch.
“St. George, the Arcangel Gabriel & Joan of Arc” Triptych by Mildred Cash$12,985.00
“St. George, the Archangel Gabriel & Joan of Arc”
Triptych in oil & gold leaf, on panels dated 1928, by Mildred Cash
103 x 43; 2 @ 94 x 22.5cm
“Prospecting for Oil” by Charles W Bush$6,850.00
“Prospecting for Oil”
Oil on board dated 1949 by Charles W Bush
Charles William Bush was born in Fitzroy in 1919, dying in 1989. He studied at the National Gallery of Victoria Schools between 1935 and 1940, and in London with Bernard Meninsky 1950-1951. He exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1951 and was a member of an Australian cultural delegation to China in 1956. He was an Official War Artist between 1943 and 1946. He travelled and exhibited widely in the UK, Spain, France, Israel, Turkey, Egypt, Mexico and the USA.
His work is represented in the collections of the National Gallery, Canberra as well as most State and many regional galleries, the Australian War Memorial, Parliament House and some university and corporate collections.
Biblio: McCulloch Encyclopedia of Australian Art; Bénézit: Dictionnaire des Peintres.
“On the Steps of Ratisbon Cathedral” attributed to Samuel Prout O.W.S.$2,850.00
“On the Steps of Ratisbon Cathedral”
Watercolour c1830 attributed to Samuel Prout O.W.S.
Samuel Prout was born in 1783, in Norfolk, dying in London in 1852. He began painting at drawing at school, and after working with B.R. Haydon and J. Britton, he set up as a drawing master in London in 1808. In 1819 he made his first visit to France, which had a decisive effect on both his style and subject matter. In the same year he joined the ‘Old’ Society of Painters in Watercolour. From then on, he made constant visits to France, Belgium, the Rhine & Bavaria and later Italy, until 1846.
His work is represented in the collections of the Victoria & Albert and the British Museums, and numerous provincial Art Galleries in Britain.
Biblio: Dictionary of British Watercolour Artists up to 1920; Bénézit: Dictionnaire des Peintres; Dictionary of Artists 1760-1893, Graves.
“Last Gleams, Burragorong” by William Rubery Bennett$7,985.00
“Last Gleams, Burragorong”
Oil board c1960 by William Rubery Bennett
William Rubery Bennett was born in 1893 in Brisbane, dying in 1987. He studied at the Royal Queensland Art Society School and in Sydney with John Salvana, Lawson Balfour and Fred Britten. He moved to Sydney where he conducted the Rubery Bennett Art Gallery dealing mostly in Australian impressionistic painters between 1930 and 1940.He was one of the first to exhibit the work of Tom Garrett (1929) and later he became a popular painter of late impressionistic landscapes, his aim being to capture the pervading light of summer landscapes.
His work is represented in the collections of the National Gallery of Australia, the Queensland Art Gallery and the Queensland Art Gallery.
Biblio: Bénézit: Dictionnaire des Peintres; McCulloch: Encyclopedia of Australian Art.
“Judith and Holfernes” by Johannes Hendricus Jurres$2,485.00
“Judith and Holfernes”
Oil on panel c by Johannes Hendricus Jurres
Johannes Hendricus Jurres was born in Leeuwarden in 1875, dying in 1946. He was a painter, draughtsman and illustrator, depicting religious subjects, figure compositions and genre scenes. He studied at the Rijksakademie in Amsterdam, where he became a Professor in 1921. He was awarded a Silver Medal at the Paris Salon of the Societé des Artistes Français in 1913. He also took part in exhibitions in St Louis, USA and the Panama-Pacific exhibitions held in San Francisco in 1915 and Venice in 1920. His work was influenced by Decamps, Diaz and Delacroix.
His work is represented in the St Louis Museum.
Bliblio: Bénézit: Dictionnaire des Peintres
“Japanese Doll” by Barry Chamberlain$1,495.00
Oil on board c1960 by Barry Chamberlain
Barry Chamberlain was born in 1928; he studied under Alan D Baker and Roland Wakelin, and his work is represented in institutional and private collections in Australia and overseas.
Biblio: Artists & Galleries of Australia, Max Germaine