- Arthur Streeton
- oil on canvas on board
- 24 x 44 cm
signed lower left: Arthur Streeton 89
inscribed lower right: Heidelberg
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The Australian Impressionists: Their Origins & Influences, Lauraine Diggins Fine Art, Melbourne, Westpac Gallery Victorian Art Centre, Melbourne, then St Neots, Double Bay 15 Aug - 16 September, 1988, cat. no. 12
Heidelberg, in the outer reaches of Melbourne, was a favourite painting ground during the late eighties into the 1890s. Streeton, Charles Conder, Tom Roberts, Frederick McCubbin and other brothers of the brush of the ‘Heidelberg School’ embraced the seasons of noonday suns and foggy morns, the transience of dawn and twilight, and the ever-fleeting spring, with an immediacy that only the brilliant Impressionist technique would allow.
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