1984, 40 Minutes
This Australian Eye episode examines the work of a group of artists, known as colonial painters, during the period 1832-1887.
The following paintings are examined: ’Launceston and the River Tamar’ (c.1832) by John Glover; ‘The Conciliation’ (1840) by Benjamin Duterrau; ‘Mount William From Mount Dryden’ (1857) by Eugen von Guerard and ‘Lake St Clair’ (1887) by William Charles Piguenit.
© 2011 National Film and Sound Archive of Australia.
Director: David Muir
Running Time: 40 Minutes
Classification: Exempt from classification
Curriculum Links: Art Education; Art History and Curatorial Studies; Art Theory; SOSE/HSIE - 'Exploring Australia's National Identity'; Visual Arts.