Tom RobertsBook - 1996
Biography of the well-known artist, referred to as the 'father of Australian landscape painting'. Provides personal details about his childhood in England, his subsequent immigration to Australia at the age of 13, and his marriage and family life. Also discusses the influences on his life and work, his place in the 'Heidelberg School' and the development of his career as an artist. Includes references, bibliography and index. Author is a freelance historian whose other publications include, 'The Black Swan of Trespass' and 'Suburbs of the Sacred'.
Publisher: Sydney : Macmillan, 1996.
Characteristics: 784 p. : ill., plates ; 24 cm.