Taylor Ghee, Robert Edgar (1869-1951; Australian)
Donnelly Creek, Healesville 1895
Oil in canvas, 100.6 x 44.0 cm
Purchased, 1895
National Gallery of Victoria (13-2)     

This straightforward landscape was bought from the Victorian Artists’ Society (see also Withers Tranquil Winter 1895 {1895} NGV [PA] etc.). The frame is a contemporary production by the Melbourne firm of W.& G.Dean.

Works by the painter (whose name is sometimes given as Taylor-Ghee) still appear regularly at auction, generally selling for modest prices.


AR 1895, p.25; NGV 1905, p.102 (III.McArthur Gallery, no.71 [£11/11] 

The NGV catalogue also includes information on the frame

For other examples, see e.g. http://www.aasd.com.au/index.cfm/list-all-works/?concat=Taylor-GheeRober