y Rupert Bunny : Artist in Paris single work   biography  
Note: Deborah Edwards with Denise Mimmocchi, David Thomas and Anne Gérard.
Issue Details: First known date: 2009 2009
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'Rupert Bunny (1864-1947), was one of the most successful expatriate artists of his generation: indeed no other Australian achieved the critical acclaim nor enjoyed the artistic affiliations which Bunny experienced in Paris in decades around the turn of the century. A superb colourist and fine draughtsman, with a strong interest in rhythmic composition, Bunny was inspired by a range of late century tendencies, most particularly Symbolism with its affinity to the life of the imagination. Bunny crafted individualised statements from such influences, in imaginative tableaus which range from magnificent Salon-endorsed mythologies, to vibrant decorative allegories and the Belle Epoque paintings of Parisian leisure for which he is most widely celebrated. 'From the publisher's website.)

Notes

  • Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 21st November 2009 - 21st February 2010, the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne and the Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide.

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'One of the Most Parisian Painters' Jane Clark , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , November no. 326 2010; (p. 13-14)

— Review of Rupert Bunny : Artist in Paris Deborah Edwards 2009 single work biography
'One of the Most Parisian Painters' Jane Clark , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , November no. 326 2010; (p. 13-14)

— Review of Rupert Bunny : Artist in Paris Deborah Edwards 2009 single work biography
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