Thursday, 7 August 2008

Art: Herbert Badham

Bathing Sydney Harbour
Watercolour and Pencil
National Gallery of Australia

The Swimming Enclosure

Oil on board 45 x 55 cm
State Library of NSW - view by appointment

Herbert Badham (1899-1961), studied at the Sydney Art School (1921-26) and later taught at East Sydney Technical School (1938-1961). He wrote an important historical survey of Australian art which was published in 1949.

1 comment:

Helen said...

The swimming enclosure is my favourite of these two. The female forms are especially good and I like the way he's done the water.