THE COLONIAL IMAGE : Australian Painting 1800-1880

By: Bonyhady, Tim

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Book Condition: Very Good


111pp., colour art illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Plain blue boards have a couple of small surface blemishes to front panel, else undamaged. Leaves clean, crisp and unmarked. Art-illustrated (front panel: Eugene von Guerard, 'Ferntree Gully in the Dandenong Ranges', 1857 detail; rear panel: Eugene von Guerard, 'North-east view from the northern top of Mount Kosciusko, 1863 detail), loose-plastic protected dustjacket softly edge-creased at head, minor mark to reverse. From the jacket flap: " . . . commissioned by the Australian National Gallery and based principally on its holdings, also draws on other collections in an attempt to show the full gamut of Australian painting of the colonial period. In addition to landscapes and portraits - which have long dominated our perception of Australian colonial painting - it shows that colonial artists painted a great diversity of subjects: from fruit and flowers to heroic explorers; from prize cattle to cricket matches; from whaling scenes to gold diggers at play." Includes Preface, Introduction, 35 artists, Bibliography. Book weight approx. 830g. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Title: THE COLONIAL IMAGE : Australian Painting 1800-1880

Author Name: Bonyhady, Tim

Categories: Australiana, Art and Artists,

Edition: First Edition.

Publisher: Chippendale, N.S.W., Australia, Ellsyd Press: 1987

ISBN Number: 0949290254

ISBN Number 13: 9780949290250

Binding: Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 012253

Keywords: ART, AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL GALLERY, PAINTING, 19TH CENTURY