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.

Riddell’s Creek by Charles Conder, 1889

Riddell’s Creek by Charles Conder, 1889

'How we lost poor Flossie' by Charles Conder, from the Australian Impressionists' 9 by 5 exhibition; I love its detail and atmosphere, and was amazed when I saw how small it is 'in the flesh.'

'How we lost poor Flossie' by Charles Conder, from the Australian Impressionists' 9 by 5 exhibition; I love its detail and atmosphere, and was amazed when I saw how small it is 'in the flesh.'

Madame Errazuriz, 1905, Charles Conder. Australian Impressionist Painter, born in English (1868 - 1909)

Madame Errazuriz, 1905, Charles Conder. Australian Impressionist Painter, born in English (1868 - 1909)

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