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An image of A bush idyll by Arthur Streeton

Arthur Streeton

(Australia, England, Australia 08 Apr 1867 – 01 Sep 1943)

A bush idyll
Other titles:
What though amongst the leaves hast never known
Media category
Materials used
oil on wood

54.3 x 31.5 cm board; 72.0 x 49.1 x 7.5 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l. corner, brown oil "ARTHUR STREETON/ 1896".
Gift of Dr Joseph Brown 1991
Accession number
Not on display
Bibliography (7)

Okko Boer, Masters of the Heidelberg School, Leichhardt, 1998, 34 (colour illus.). plate no. 30

Anna Clabburn., Looking for faeries: the Victorian tradition, 'The legacy of English fairy painting', Bendigo, 2010. Not paginated; List of works at the back.

Anne Flanagan, Australian Symbolism: the art of dreams, 'Foreword', pg. 8-10, Sydney, 2012, 9 (colour illus.).

Ted Gott, Australian Impressionism, ''Gently I wave the visible world away': Charles Conder, Arthur Streeton and the 'Problem Children' of Australian Impressionism', pg. 239-247, Melbourne, 2007, 342, 259 (colour illus.). 13.11 Note: Alternative title used.

Anne Gray, Sydney Long: the spirit of the land, 'The spirit of the land', pg. 45-70, Canberra, 2012, 49, 50, 51 (colour illus.), 60, 85, 137.

Denise Mimmocchi, Australian Symbolism: the art of dreams, ‘Dreams of the bohemian idyll: Charles Conder and his impact’, pg. 90-110, Sydney, 2012, 92, 97 (colour illus.), 147.

Arthur Streeton, Loan exhibition of the works of Arthur Streeton, Sydney, 1931.

Exhibition history (4)

Loan exhibition of the works of Arthur Streeton, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 20 Nov 1931–20 Jan 1932

Great gifts, great patrons, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 17 Aug 1994–19 Oct 1994

Australian Impressionism, Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, Melbourne, 31 Mar 2007–08 Jul 2007

Looking for faeries: The Victorian tradition, Bendigo Art Gallery, Victoria, 16 Oct 2010–28 Nov 2010