Title Colonial Sisters: Martha Berkeley & Theresa Walker. South Australia's First Professional Artists.
Edition 1st Edition
Publisher Adelaide Art Gallery Board of South Australia 1994
0730830721 / 9780730830726
Seller ID ID256441
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Colour Plates. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 100 pages Published in conjunction with an exhibition of the same title in 1994. The sisters arrived in South Australia in February 1837. Both were London trained miniature portraitists; Martha Berkeley executed miniature portraits, Therese Walker miniature portrait medallions in wax. Martha Berkeley also created landscapes and flower studies and was Australia's second professional female painter [after Mary Morton Allport]. Theresa Walker was Australia's first female sculptor.