“Last Gleams, Burragorong” by William Rubery Bennett c1960

“Last Gleams, Burragorong” Oil board c1960 by William Rubery Bennett

William Rubery Bennett was born in 1893 in Brisbane, dying in 1987. He studied at the Royal Queensland Art Society School and in Sydney with John Salvana, Lawson Balfour and Fred Britten. He moved to Sydney where he conducted the Rubery Bennett Art Gallery dealing mostly in Australian impressionistic painters between 1930 and 1940.He was one of the first to exhibit the work of Tom Garrett (1929) and later he became a popular painter of late impressionistic landscapes, his aim being to capture the pervading light of summer landscapes.
His work is represented in the collections of the National Gallery of Australia, the Queensland Art Gallery and the Queensland Art Gallery.
Biblio: Bénézit: Dictionnaire des Peintres; McCulloch: Encyclopedia of Australian Art.

Image Dimensions 25cm x 30cm

Price AU$5,985 inc GST

“Sydney Harbour from Bradley’s Head” by James R Jackson c1950 SOLD

“Sydney Harbour from Bradley’s Head” Oil on board c1950 by James R Jackson

James Ranalph Jackson was born in 1882 in Palmerston New Zealand. He arrived in Australia in 1894 and died in Sydney in 1975. He studied at the Royal Art Society School, Sydney, the National Gallery of Victoria School, Colarossi’s in Paris and with Frank Brangwyn in London. He was a Foundation Member of the Australian Academy of Art and one of the first Fellows of the Royal Art Society of New South Wales. He taught at the Royal Art School between 1971 and 1926.
His work is represented in Australian State Galleries and New Zealand public galleries.
Biblio: Bénézit: Dictionnaire des Peintres; Encyclopedia of Australian Art, McCulloch.

Image Dimensions 45cm x 60cm

Price AU$9,985 inc GST