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May the Mather Inlaid Layer Remain a Major Lasting Stayer

Scottish-born Australian plein-air painter and etcher John Mather was born in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire in 1849. After studying art at the Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts he migrated to Australia in 1878.  By 1880, Mather was partly responsible … Continue reading

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P is for Pissarro and ‘The Golden Age of Peasantry’

My father once told me that the average non-art-appreciator could not differentiate between a Picasso and a Pissarro, and if asked, would most likely define the latter as a French term for a public toilet. So, for those of you … Continue reading

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