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Robert Dowling : Tasmanian son of empire / John Jones
Bib ID 4739818
Format BookBook
Author
Jones, John James, 1941-
 
Description Canberra : National Gallery of Australia, c2010 
192 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 9780642334107
Summary

Dowling holds a special place in the history of Australian art, as the first artist to be be trained in Australia and was renowned for his paintings of pastoralists, indigenous people and biblical themes. This is the first major exhibition of his work.

Notes

"Published in conjunction with the National Gallery of Australia's travelling exhibition Robert Dowling: Tasmanian son of Empire..."--P. 192.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 176-178) and index.

Subjects Dowling, Robert, 1827-1886.  |  Painters -- Australia -- Biography.  |  Art, Australian -- History.  |  Art, Colonial -- Australia.  |  Portrait painting, Australian -- 19th century.  |  Aboriginal Australians in art.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Portraits.  |  Art - Painting.  |  Race relations - Representation - Art.  |  Art - Artists - Non-Indigenous.  |  Settlement and contacts - Settlers.  |  Art - Exhibitions.  |  Art - Subjects - Portraits.  |  Victoria (Vic)  |  Cape Grim (NW Tas SK55-01)  |  Tasmania (Tas)
Other authors/contributors National Gallery of Australia

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