Price, George Frederick

Also known as
Price, George F.
Field of activity
Artist; Printmaker; Painter
NLA Persistent Identifier
https://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1485083

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George Frederick Price was known as a painter and/or engraver.He might also be the artist called Price whose work was shown at the 1869 Melbourne Public Library Exhibition.

painter and/or engraver, is listed in directories from 1858 to 1861 as George F. Price, an artist of 37 Market Street, Melbourne. He was, however, in Victoria from at least 1856, when the Argus reported that he had completed a View of Melbourne 'taken from a spot on the road leading to the Benevolent Asylum…the first attempt we remember to have seen to depict Melbourne in oil colours’. When Price exhibited his view, together with two unnoticed oil portraits of unnamed women, with the Victorian Society of Fine Arts the following year the Age admired his vigorous style but complained that the foreground was 'very carelessly painted’. Dandenong Ranges from Nine Mile Beach was for sale at the Geelong Mechanics Institute exhibition in 1857. At the 1860 Victorian Exhibition of Fine Arts Price showed a pencil or crayon 'Composition’ and three oil paintings: Hut of Kangaroo Killers, King’s Station, near Western Port and two portraits, again of unidentified women. James Neild of the Examiner praised the effectiveness of his 'rough sketchy style’ in Hut of Kangaroo Killers , which he thought indicated rather than expressed 'the ragged irregular appearance of the gum-trees’, but advised him not to attempt portraits as his style was suited only to 'rough Australian scenes’. He may also be the artist called Price whose oil painting, A Great Difficulty , was shown by R. White at the 1869 Melbourne Public Library Exhibition and/or the 'F.’ Price of 2 George Street, Fitzroy, catalogued as showing Out of ...

Flourished

  • fl. c.1856 - c.1873

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Design and Art Australia Online

  • Melbourne Public Library exhibition
  • Victorian Exhibition of Fine Arts
  • Geelong Mechanics Institute Exhibition
  • (see also) Neild, James Edward
  • (see also) Victorian Society of Fine Arts
  • (see also) Illustrated Australian Magazine
  • (see also) Hut of Kangaroo Killers, King's Station, near Western Port
  • (see also) Out of the Kitchen Window
  • (see also) Dandenong Ranges from Nine Mile Beach
  • (see also) View of Melbourne
  • (see also) A Great Difficulty (alleged)

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