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Meenyan Art Gallery

by Sandon, Karen Valerie.

inaugural annual print works on paper show.

Duterrau, Benjamin, b. 1767
Duterrau arrived in Australia when he was 65. Already an established artist, he produced many Australian 'firsts' including 'The Conciliation' - the first history painting ...
Hipkiss, Richard, b. 1772
Painter, manufacturer and agriculturist, came to Sydney in March 1832. He rapidly became active in Sydney's public affairs and initiated several associations, some of which ...
Janssen, Jacob, b. 1779
Landscape, still-life and portrait painter, was born 1779 at Einlage, Prussia. He was trained by Signor Piesio Ancora, a member of the School of Naples, ...
Evans, George William, b. 1780
Although primarily known as an explorer and surveyor, G.W. Evans's artistic efforts have considerable merit. His topographical vistas of Hobart Town, Parramatta and Sydney Harbour ...
Clayton, Samuel, b. 1783
Portraitist, engraver, art teacher and silversmith born in Ireland. Transported to NSW, reputedly for forgery, he prospered in the colony.
Purkis, James, b. 1783
Purkis was primarily a merchant but he worked in the arts as a scene-painter. In 1839 he painted the scenery for 'Love la Militaire', said ...
Tompson, Charles, b. 1784
English born landholder and farmer whose two recorded sketches of himself and his wife are kept in possession of the family.
Bicheno, James Ebenezer, b. 1785
James Ebenezer Bicheno arrived in Van Dieman's Land for a position as Colonial Secretary. Active in the artistic community of Hobart in the 1840s and ...
Boyes, George Thomas William Blamey, b. 1786
Like many early colonists in public service, George Boyes was able to pursue leisurely hobbies, such as watercolour painting; he preferred the landscape of Tasmania ...
Allport, Henry Curzon, b. 1788
Watercolour painter. He was a contemporary and pupil of John Glover and brother to Joseph Allport, sister-in-law to Mary Morton Allport. Member of the Old ...
Reveley, Henry Willey, b. 1788
English born Henry Willey Reveley, sketcher, architect and civil engineer, was responsible for the design and supervision of public works at Fremantle, Perth and outlying ...
Beamont, John, b. 1789
A committed public servant, John Beaumont held various positions in Hobart Town with the colonial administration. Only one known surviving sketch exists, which is now ...
Chapman, Thomas Evans, b. 1789
Painter, art teacher, lithographer and public servant in Hobart, Tasmania. Chapman was not only one of early Tasmania's most prolific, competent and detailed sketchers but ...
Marsh, Charles, b. 1789
Colonial male watercolour artist who painted Government house a year after arriving in NSW.
Swainson, William, b. 1789
Natural history artist, illustrator, lithographer, naturalist and commissary. McMillan considers that 'His botanical work is unimportant; his claim to remembrance rests upon his zoological work ...
Bock, Thomas, b. 1790
A first-class engraver and photographer, Thomas Bock was transported to Van Dieman's Land for assisting in an abortion. He stayed on in Australia after his ...
Buckland, A. E., b. 1790
Botanical artist, A.E. Buckland produced a number of watercolours between 1847 and 1850 that are now held in the collection of the Tasmanian Museum and ...
Fyans, Foster, b. 1790
Although known more for his eccentricities and lively memoirs than his art, Fyans was a sophisticated watercolourist. He is known for a fine picture of ...
King, Phillip Parker, b. 1791
Phillip Parker King,an explorer, surveyor and sketcher, was commander of an expedition to explore the coast of New Holland. His journals, sketches and charts appeared ...