Campi, Giacomo (1846-1921; Italian)

Works included in this catalogue * Campi Emily {1876} Loc? [WT] * Campi Japanese {1876} Loc? [WT] Campi, a native of Milan, specialized in elegant society imagery; various examples still circulate on the international art market. [comparative work by Campi: The Perfect Rose (auctioned in 2007)] Refs. For the artist, see AKL 15 (1997), pp.625-26 and Bénézit

Buvelot, Louis (1814-88; Swiss/Australian)

Works included in this catalogue (listed in chronological order) Buvelot Victorian scene {1904} NGV [WT] Buvelot Summer Afternoon, Templestowe 1866 {1869} NGV [PA] Buvelot Winter Morning, near Heidelberg 1866 {1869} NGV [PA] Buvelot Waterpool near Coleraine (sunset) 1869 {1870} NGV [PA] Buvelot Yarra Flats 1871 {1904} NGV [WT] Buvelot Between Tallarook and Yea 1880 {1902} NGV

Burn, Henry (c.1807-84; English/Australian)

Works included in this catalogue Burn Melbourne from the Domain 1871 {1891} SLV [PA] Burn [attrib.] Melbourne from the Old Sandridge Road {1901} SLV [WT] Burn, who migrated to Australia in 1853, painted a number of early Melbourne images, several included in the pre-Felton collection. Other examples, acquired later, are held in the NGV and

Artists A-Z

Listed below are all the individual artists represented in the pre-Felton collection, most of them (it should be observed) contemporary artists, i.e. active during the period (c.1860-1904). Links are provided for individual artist entries, in the case of those responsible for several works: see e.g. A’Beckett. For all others (e.g. Abbey), the linked entry contains

Piranesi, Giovanni Battista (1720-78; Italian)

Works included in this catalogue * Piranesi Veduta del Castello dell’Acqua Felice {1868} Loc? [ET] * Piranesi The column of Marcus Aurelius 1758 {1868} Loc? [ET] Recent fascination with Piranesi’s extraordinary late etchings of “Imaginary Prisons” (Carceri) has tended to overshadow his career as a topographical printmaker, especially of Roman buildings past and present. The NGV

Strang, William (1859-1921; Scottish)

Works included in this catalogue Strang The Hangman’s Daughter 1894 {1899} NGV [ET] Strang Rudyard Kipling {1900} NGV [ET] Strong, a prolific print-maker, was one of the original members of the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers, and showed in their first exhibition in 1881. For other prints and drawings by Strang, acquired later, see the NGV’s online

Klinger, Max (1857-1920; German)

Works included in this catalogue Klinger Vom Tode I  [Plates 1-10] 1889 {1891} NGV [ET] Klinger Dead Mother (Vom Tode II, plate 10) 1889 {1891} NGV [ET] Klinger To the Beautiful in Nature (Vom Tode II, plate 12) 1889 {1891} NGV [ET] Klinger’s Vom Tode I series, and two prints from Klinger’s second series on death, purchased

Holroyd, Charles (1861-1917; English)

Works included in this catalogue (both donated by the artist) Holroyd The Grand Canal 1902 {1903} NGV [ET] Holroyd The Man with the Sack {1903} NGV [ET] After studying and working with Legros (see Legros Portrait of Jules Dalou 1877 {1900} Loc? [ET]), Holroyd became a well-regarded etcher in his own right. He became the first

Cruikshank, George (1792-1878; English)

Works included in this catalogue Cruikshank 29 etchings {1899} NGV [ET] * Cruikshank & Mottram The Worship of Bacchus… 1864 {1868} NGV [PR] In the first half of his career, Cruikshank produced numerous caricatures of the foibles of early 19th-century politics and fashion, in the tradition of Gillray, Rowlandson, and his father Isaac Cruickshank (1746-1811), earning

Victoria [Queen] (1819-1901; German/English)

Works by/donated by Queen Victoria included in this catalogue Albert [Prince] after Victoria [Queen] Islay 1840 {1893} NGV [ET] Albert [Prince] Head of a Dachshund 1840 {1893} NGV [ET] Albert [Prince] after Cranach Frederick III 1840 {1893} NGV [ET] Albert [Prince] after Voordecker Pigeons 1841 {1893} NGV [ET] Albert [Prince] after Carracci (Annibale) (?) Eagles 1841 {1893}

Albert, Prince (1819-61; German/English)

Works by Albert included in this catalogue Albert [Prince] after Victoria [Queen] Islay 1840 {1893} NGV [ET] Albert [Prince] Head of a Dachshund 1840 {1893} NGV [ET] Albert [Prince] after Cranach Frederick III 1840 {1893} NGV [ET] Albert [Prince] after Voordecker Pigeons 1841 {1893} NGV [ET] Albert [Prince] after Carracci (Agostino) [attrib.] Eagles 1841 {1893} NGV

Woolner, Thomas (1825-92; English)

Works included in this catalogue Woolner James Clow 1853 {1891} SLV [SC] Woolner La Trobe [plaster medallion] 1853 {by 1880?} SLV [SC] Woolner La Trobe [larger bronze medallion] 1853 {1888} SLV [SC] Woolner La Trobe [smaller bronze medallion] (1853) [1889] NGV [SC] Woolner Edward Wilson {1868} SLV [SC] Woolner Sir Redmond Barry 1878 {1881} NGV [SC] A foundation

Wood, Marshall (1835-82; English)

Works included in this catalogue * Wood Daphne 1871 {1877} Bendigo [SC] Wood Sir John O’Shanassy 1881 {1888} SLV [SC] Wood – one of Queen Victoria’s favourite artists – spent time near the end of his life in Melbourne, arranging for the completion and installation of his statue of the monarch for Parliament House (finally

Todt, Emil (1809-1900; German)

Works included in this catalogue Todt Gold Diggers 1854 {1884} NGV [SC] * Todt Richard Heales {by 1865} Loc? [SC] After studying sculpture in Berlin, Todt migrated to Australia in 1849, transferred to the Victorian goldfields in 1851, and then worked as a sculptor in Melbourne for several years. In the Journal of Australasia (1856), he

Boake, Barcroft Capel (1838-1921; Irish/Australian)

Entries in this catalogue reproducing or citing documentary photographs from Boake’s “Melbourne Art Gallery & Museum series” (c.1905): Boehm Young Bull {1888} Melb.Showgrounds [SC] Cranari Perseus {1885} Ballarat [SC] Lombardi (G.B.) First Whisper of Love {1884} Warrnambool [SC] MacDowell Eve {1877} Bendigo [SC] * Summers (Charles) Maternal Affection {1884} Loc? [SC] Summers (C.F. ) & Lombardi (G.B.) Shunammite Woman {1884} Bendigo [SC] Boake migrated

Summers, Charles (1825-78; English)

Works included in this catalogue Summers (Charles) John Pascoe Fawkner 1856 {1871} SLV [SC] Summers (Charles) Sir Redmond Barry {1860} SLV [SC] Summers (Charles) John Pascoe Fawkner 1864 {1871} SLV [SC] Summers (Charles) Sir Henry Barkly 1864 {1865} SLV [SC] * Summers (Charles) Sir Henry Barkly [medallion] {by 1880} Loc?} [SC] Summers (Charles) Aborigines of Victoria 1866 {1867} SLV

Mêne, Pierre-Jules (1810-79; French)

Works included in this catalogue * Mêne The Hawker {1881} Loc? [SC] * Mêne Mare and Foal {1881} Geelong [SC] Mêne, a noted animalier, rivalled Barye. His works appear occasionally on the contemporary art market, sometimes fetching reasonably high prices. Both pre-Felton bronzes were purchased at the 1881 Melbourne International Exhibition, and then de-accessioned in 1943.

Mackennal, Bertram (1863-1931; Australian)

Works included in this catalogue * Mackennal Triumph of Truth 1891 {1891} Loc? [SC] Mackennal Louis Buvelot {1902} NGV [SC] Mackennal Madame Melba 1899 {1900} NGV [SC] After training with his father John (1832-1901), a Melbourne sculptor, Mackennal travelled to England in 1882, with an offer of work made by Marshall Wood, when the latter

Lombardi, Giovita (1837-76; Italian)

Works included in this catalogue * Lombardi (Giovita) Fowls – Cocks Fighting {1884} Loc? [SC] * Lombardi (Giovita) Goat and Kid {1884} Loc? [SC] * Lombardi (Giovita) Hen and Chickens {1884} Loc? [SC] The younger brother of G.B.Lombardi, Giovita made a specialty of producing sculptures of barnyard animals, in both marble and bronze. The three examples purchased for

Lombardi, Giovanni Battista (1822-80; Italian)

Works included in this catalogue * Lombardi (G.B.) First Whisper of Love {1884} Warrnambool [SC] * Summers (C.F.) & Lombardi (G.B.) Shunammite Woman {1884} Bendigo [SC] Lombardi, from Brescia, was known particularly for his figure sculpture, including numerous replicas and variants. Bénézit records various modern auction sales, often for substantial prices. The artist should be distinguished from

Gilbert, James (1830-85; Irish/Australian)

Works included in this catalogue Ball Dean Macartney 1888 {1889} SLV [SC] (begun by Gilbert) Gilbert & Ball Sir Redmond Barry 1887 {1887} SLV [SC] Gilbert, who arrived in Australia in 1854, was placed second behind Charles Summers in the competition to design the Burke & Wills monument in 1862. Later, according to the illuminating account by

Carrier-Belleuse, Albert-Ernest (1824-87; French)

Works included in this catalogue * Carrier-Belleuse The Esquire and The Knight {by 1894} Loc? [SC] * Carrier-Belleuse Melody {1904} Loc? [SC] Carrier-Belleuse, described by H.W.Janson (1985) as “the most prolific and versatile sculptor of his time,” was one of the founding members of the Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts in 1862. He was responsible for

Boehm, Joseph (1834-90; Austrian/English)

Works included in this catalogue * Boehm [after] Henry Cole 1875 {1876?} Loc? [SC] * Boehm [after] John Ruskin {1876?} Geelong [SC] * Boehm Young Bull {1888} Melb.Showgrounds [SC] Boehm St George 1887 {1888} SLV [SC] Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, born in Vienna, moved to England in 1862, and became a British subject in 1865. He was

Benzoni, Giovanni Maria (1809-73; Italian)

Works included in this catalogue * Benzoni Four Seasons {1864} Loc? [SC] * Benzoni Euterpe {1885} Loc? [SC] Benzoni ran a successful studio in Rome, producing neoclassical works for both Italian and international purchasers. Examples of his work are extant in the Ballarat Botanical Gardens, and various international collections, and still appear regularly on the international auction

Ball, Percival (1845-1900; English)

Works included in this catalogue Ball Dean Macartney 1888 {1889} SLV [SC] * Ball James Moorhouse {1890} Loc? [SC] * Ball J.Cosmo Newbery {1896} Museums Victoria [SC] Gilbert & Ball Redmond Barry 1887 {1887} SLV [SC] The son of a sculptor, Ball was born in London, and exhibited regularly at the Royal Academy between 1865