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The Dictionary of Australian artists : painters, sketchers, photographers and engravers to 1870 / edited by Joan Kerr. (1992)

Authors: Torrance, Joan, 1867-1943.
Publisher:Melbourne : Oxford University Press,
Uniqueness:
  • There are 94 copies of this book in other libraries
  • and 96 copies of this specific edition.
Subjects:
Also Titled:
  • Australian artists.
Author:
  • Torrance, Joan, 1867-1943.
Content Types:
  • text
Carrier Types:
  • volume
Physical Description:
  • xxii, 889 p. : ill., facsims., ports. ; 27 cm.
Summary:
  • Includes every known painter, sketcher, printmaker and photographer who worked in Australia before 1870, and provides impressive evidence of the vast amount of work produced in Australia prior to the twentieth-century institutionalisation of art. Among the 2500 artists listed are Aboriginal Australians who made art in European media, and the many middle-class women whose major creative outlet was painting watercolours of native flowers.
Notes:
  • Rev. and enl. edition of Dictionary of Australian artists.
  • Includes bibliographical references.
Other Form:
  • Online version Dictionary of Australian artists. Melbourne ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1992
Language:
  • English
ISBN:
  • 0195532902 :
Dewey Number:
  • 709/​.2/​2
  • 709.94
Libraries Australia ID:
  • 57796173
  • 57796173
  • 8563171
  • 8563171
Contributed by:
  • Libraries Australia

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