Post Tagged with: "Art history"

Black Thursday, February 6th, 1851  
1864
oil on canvas; 106.5 x 343 cm
State Library of Victoria

Major retrospective of colonial artist William Strutt on show at State Library Victoria

June 2, 2016

News:

State Library Victoria will host Heroes and Villains: Strutt’s Australia, a major retrospective dedicated to the work of celebrated mid-nineteenth century artist, William Strutt (1825–1915). The exhibition opens to the public on 14 July 2016.

The conscience of colonial society

The conscience of colonial society

July 16, 2015

Our stories:

Shortly it will be the 200th anniversary of Samuel Thomas Gill’s birth in Somerset in England. STG, as he was universally known, died unrecognised on the steps of the GPO in Melbourne in 1880.