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.

Arthur Boyd | Landscape with Grazing Sheep / 1937 / oil on canvas mounted on composition board

Arthur Boyd | Landscape with Grazing Sheep / 1937 / oil on canvas mounted on composition board

"Shoalhaven river with black swan" by Arthur Boyd. Oil on board.

"Shoalhaven river with black swan" by Arthur Boyd. Oil on board.

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