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Meenyan Art Gallery

by Sandon, Karen Valerie.

inaugural annual print works on paper show.

Alt, Augustus Theodore, b. 1734
A surveyor and sketcher, whose view of Early Sydney in 1796 is in the collection of the National Library of Australia in Canberra.
Smith, Isaac, b. 1752
Relative of James Cook, he also served the navigator aboard the Endeavour in the voyage to Australia, and according to Cook particularly instrumental in making ...
Littlejohn, Robert, b. 1756
Painter, drawing teacher, naturalist and settler, was born and educated in Scotland. He came to Van Diemen's Land in 1803. His greatest passion was for ...
King, Philip Gidley, b. 1758
King sailed with the First Fleet to Botany Bay in 1788. He established the settlement in Norfolk Island and later became governor of New South ...
Bauer, Ferdinand Lucas, b. 1760
Ferdinand Lucas Bauer never emigrated to Australia, but as part of the 1801 Flinders's expedition team, he captured some of the most detailed and beautiful ...
Stone, Sarah, b. 1760
Sarah Stone worked as a painter and natural history illustrator in England between 1777 and 1820, and although she never visited the Pacific region she ...
Watling, Thomas, b. 1762
Painter, author and convict from Dumfries, Scotland, Watling was transported to Sydney in 1792. Most of Watling's work are of natural history subjects but there ...
Brambila, Fernando, b. 1763
Artist appointed to the Spanish expedition(1789/1794) under Alejandro Malaspina. He painted views of the Sydney area during their stay in 1793.
Read, Richard Daniel, b. 1765
Richard Read (senior) was sentenced to fourteen years' transportation for possession of forged notes and arrived in Sydney on the Earl Spencer on 9 October ...
Glover, John, b. 1767
Glover's direct experience of nature, both as a pioneer settler and painter, resulted in a fresh and vital approach to Australian painting. Subtleties of the ...
Tobin, George, b. 1768
Naval officer and natural history painter who sketched on various voyages, including Captain William Bligh's voyage to Van Diemen's Land. Tobin became the first European ...
Grove, James, b. 1769
James Grove was a sketcher, engraver, carver and silversmith. He is credited with having made the earliest existing example of Australian silver, a small castor ...
Lewin, John William, b. 1770
Colonial Sydney painter, art teacher and naturalist, was the first free artist to settle in New South Wales and attempted to make a living as ...
Eyre, John, b. 1771
One of the convict artists, Eyre produced watercolour views of Sydney, outstanding for their detailed precision. His pictures were an outstanding success, selling in 1814 ...
Doyle, Andrew, b. 1774
Andrew Doyle was a botanical artist, engraver, printer and farmer. He was convicted of having in his possession paper carrying the watermark of the Bank ...
Harris, George, b. 1775
Sketcher and surveyor, he was one of the first settlers of both Port Phillip, Victoria and Hobart Town, Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania). He made surveys, ...
Péron, François Auguste, b. 1775
Naval draughtsman and natural scientist. Appointed student zoologist on the expedition to the South Pacific under the command of Nicolas Baudin which returned to France ...
Bolger, John, b. 1776
A convict, John Bolger's painting of Woolloomooloo is in the collection of the Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales. A pencil note attached ...
Greenway, Francis Howard, b. 1777
Greenway was deported to the colony after the family's building firm declared themselves bankrupt and he was found guilty of forging a document. He became ...