The Heidelberg School, first major artistic movement in Australia. Impressionist in nature, the Heidelberg School dominated Australian art for around thirty years in the late 19th & early 20th centuries. It had a tremendous impact on the history of Australian art in general & landscape painting in particular. It comprised some of the most prominent painters in Australia ’s history: Arthur Streeton, Walter Withers, Tom Roberts, Charles Conder and Frederick McCubbin to name but a few.

The Heidelberg School, first major artistic movement in Australia. Impressionist in nature, the Heidelberg School dominated Australian art for around thirty years in the late 19th & early 20th centuries. It had a tremendous impact on the history of Australian art in general & landscape painting in particular. It comprised some of the most prominent painters in Australia ’s history: Arthur Streeton, Walter Withers, Tom Roberts, Charles Conder and Frederick McCubbin to name but a few.

At the Falling of the Year 1886 Frederick McCubbin   (25 February 1855 – 20 December 1917) was an Australian painter who was prominent in the Heidelberg School, one of the more important periods in Australia's visual arts history.)

At the Falling of the Year 1886 Frederick McCubbin February 1855 – 20 December was an Australian painter who was prominent in the Heidelberg School, one of the more important periods in Australia's visual arts history.

Study in blue and gold (1907) by Frederick McCubbin. National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne.

Study in blue and gold by Frederick McCubbin. National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne.

Brighton Beach by Frederick McCubbin 1896.  Brighton  is a bayside suburb in Melbourne Australia

Brighton Beach by Frederick McCubbin Brighton is a bayside suburb in Melbourne Australia

Frederick McCubbin:  RAIN AND SUNSHINE, 1910

Frederick McCubbin: RAIN AND SUNSHINE, 1910

FREDERICK McCUBBIN. Australia 1855 - 1917. BUSH IDYLL, 1893 - Love his romantic style which reveals a lot about early Australia too!

FREDERICK McCUBBIN. Australia 1855 - 1917. BUSH IDYLL, 1893 - Love his romantic style which reveals a lot about early Australia too!

Frederick McCUBBIN:  Winter's morning, 1914 (South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria)

Frederick McCUBBIN: Winter's morning, 1914 (South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria)

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