Eugene von Guerard: A German Romantic in the Antipodes
Life and work of the Viennese artist. Von Guerard travelled to Australia in 1852 and spent time on the Ballarat goldfields. He later moved to Melbourne and was appointed Master of the School of Painting at the National Gallery of Victoria. This book includes a complete ilustrated biography focusing on von Guerard's time in Australia. Von Guerard's own gold digger's journal is published in full.
It is a magnificent production in a large format hand crafted in leather and linen. It is housed in a hand made solander box and is then packaged in a mailing carton.
The colour plates are high quality and tipped into the book.
Edition: Limited edition number 500 copies
Authors: Candice Bruce, Edward Comstock and Frank McDonald
Publisher: Alister Taylor Publishers, New Zealand, 1982
Binding: Quarter calf gilt decorated bindings
Pages: 328 pages
Dimension: 43cm x 33cm
Includes: 50 colour plates and a catalogue raisonne of von Guerard's oil paintings