John Alexander Ferguson

Author: James Ferguson
Publisher: National Library Australia
ISBN: 0642277184
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John Alexander Ferguston, compiled, almost single-handedly, the Bibliography of Australia. This work is an attempt to identify the man behind the scholar, to consider the influences on him and the motivations that drove him. - Forward.

Drawing In Australia

Author: Andrew Sayers
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN:
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This beautifully illustrated book is an informative and fascinating chronological survey of Australian drawing since 1770. Defining a drawing as "any unique work on paper", Sayer examines a wide range of them in relation to the social influences of the period in which they were created, the genre and the medium, and discusses stylistic changes and changes in perception such as in the many "revivals" that drawing has experienced since the 1920's. He also provides drawings of natural history, Aborigines and landscape, portraits, scenes of contemporary life of the 1850's, decorative drawing, watercolors, and examples of surrealistic techniques.