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Danish-born artist, August Friedrich Albrecht Schenck was born on April 23, 1828 in Glückstadt, Denmark. He became well known for his landscapes and paintings of animals. He studied at the École des Beaux-Arts and afterwards in Paris, specializing in painting … Continue reading
Above: The Wallaby Track (1897) oil on canvas Art Gallery of New South Wales Frederick McCubbin was born in West Melbourne, the third of eight children on 25 February 1855. He was a prominent artist from the Heidelberg School, one … Continue reading
Australian artist, poet, critic, writer and curator, James Timothy Gleeson was born in the Sydney suburb of Hornsby on 22 November, 1915. He attended East Sydney Technical College. In his youth, he was fascinated by art and became inspired by the … Continue reading
Aby Altson “The Golden Age” (1893) Paris, oil on canvas Aby ‘Farmer ‘Altson was born on 21 August 1866 at Middlesbrough-on-Tees, Yorkshire, England. Altson migrated to Australia from England to join his brother Barnett in 1883 and worked in his … Continue reading
Not to be confused with Boston’s oldest traditional establishments ‘The Red Hat‘, artist, William Frater gave the same title to this painting. Frater was born on 29 January, 1890 at Ochiltree Castle, near Linlithgow, Scotland. His father died shortly after, … Continue reading