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This painting by Sydney artist Grace Cossington Smith derives its title,'Then one of them, which was a lawyer, asked him a question', from Matthew, Chapter xxii, verse 35. Although better known for her paintings of domestic interiors, this is one of…

The northern Tasmanian town of Sheffield is known as the ‘Town of Murals’ due to the large number of publicly displayed artworks in its streets, especially on walls. Although the majority of the artworks are about Tasmanian, especially local,…

This work was gifted to the Art Gallery of South Australia in 1960 by Mrs R.A. Haste. It is a line-block reproduction on paper depicting a scene from Thomas Malory’s fifteenth-century canonical Arthurian text Le Morte d’Arthur. Upon hearing of…

Tasmanian Gothic is the website for Tasmanian artist Elizabeth Barsham (formerly E.M. Christensen). Her work is inspired by such things as medieval tapestries and the Renaissance artists Pieter Bruegel and Albrecht Dürer (according to the ‘just a…

This work was gifted to the Art Gallery of South Australia in 1960 by Mrs R.A. Haste. It is a line-block reproduction on paper depicting a scene from Thomas Malory’s fifteenth-century canonical Arthurian text Le Morte d’Arthur. Following the…

This work by French sculptor Albert Bartholomé was acquired by the National Gallery of Victoria with funds from the Felton Bequest in 1922. It is a bronze sculpture depicting the expulsion of Adam and Eve from Paradise. It has been dated to 1905,…

This painting by prominent English artist J M W Turner was gifted to the National Gallery of Victoria in 1888 by the Duke of Westminster. Depicting castle ruins on a rugged cliff top above a stormy ocean, this painting is, as Ted Gott et al suggest,…

This painting by Val Prinsep was gifted to the National Gallery of Victoria in 1934 by A L Prinsep. It depicts a woman, who the title identifies as Jane Shore, crouching under a bridge in an attempt to hide from a group of soldiers looking to arrest…