Symbolism and luxury: the new century 1897-1911

Australia, 1978

Film
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Episode of Series “The Australian eye”.
The Spirit of the Plains (10min): Painted in 1897, this is one of Sydney Long’s finest pieces of work. Endormies: A painting by Rupert Bunny. The Mother (9min): Examines the range and quality of artist George Lambert’s best work. The Ferry (8min): This painting is the sunniest and most lyrical of E. Phillips Fox’s paintings.

Credits

director
producer

Malcolm Otton

production company

Film Australia

Duration

00:36:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1978

Appears in

The Australian eye

Group of items

The Australian eye

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

33758

Language

English

Subject categories

Crafts & Visual Arts → Bunny, Rupert, 1864-1947

Crafts & Visual Arts → Fox, E. Phillips (Emanuel Phillips), 1865-1915

Crafts & Visual Arts → Long, Sydney, 1871-1955

Crafts & Visual Arts → Painting, Australian

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

History → History

People → Bunny, Rupert, 1864-1947

People → Fox, E. Phillips (Emanuel Phillips), 1865-1915

People → Long, Sydney, 1871-1955

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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