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Australian Colonial Sporting Painters

Australian Colonial Sporting Painters

  • $150.00


David Ell Press, Sydney, 1980. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. oblong quarto. 108pp., Pictorial full colour illustrated dustjacket covered in removable protective clear plastic, black cloth boards with gilt text to spine, green endpapers, col. & b/w plts., text ills., bibliog. Foreword by Barry Pearce. In this book Colin Laverty reviews the art and activities of Frederick Woodhouse and his sons. The Woodhouses followed an English tradition, where a father and his sons were sporting painters. The family\\\'s large and varied output provides fascinating documentation of some of the recreations and other activities of the colonists, particularly horse racing, coursing and hunting. Signed by the author and vg condition SM 25/11/12


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