Leason, Percy (1889-1959)

Also known as
Leason, Percival Alexander (1889-1959)
Leason, Percy Alexander (1889-1959)
Field of activity
Artist; Draughtsman; Printmaker; Cartoonist / Illustrator; Painter; Teacher
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Percy Leason is best known as a black and white illustrator but his portraits of Aboriginal subjects completed 1929-1934 make an important contribution to the history of Aboriginal representations.

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  • fl. 1920 - 1959

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  1. Percy Leason, 1889-1959 : centenary exhibition / [organized by Castlemaine Art Gallery & Historical Museum for tour to Victorian Regional Art Galleries}
    Leason, Percy, 1889-1959
    [ Book : 1989 ]
    At 6 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 188,221.438)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 188,221.438)

  2. Exhibition of oil paintings by Percy Leason : held at the Fine Art Society's Gallery, 100 Exhibition Street, Melbourne, August 2 to August 14, 1937
    Leason, Percy, 1889-1959
    [ Book : 1937 ]
    View online
    At State Library VIC
    Exhibition of oil paintings by Percy Leason : held at the Fine Art Society's Gallery, 100 Exhibition Street, Melbourne, August 2 to August 14, 1937
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 179,162.328)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 179,162.328)

  3. Papers of Percy Leason
    Leason, Percy, 1889-1959
    [ Unpublished : 1920-2010 ]
    At State Library VIC
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 135,817)

  4. Percy Leason's oilcolour landscapes : catalogue
    Leason, Percy, 1889-1959
    [ Book : 1921 ]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 119,551.07)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 119,551.07)

  5. [Farmhouse four miles west of Kaniva] P Leason
    Leason, Percy, 1889-1959
    [ Art work : 1906-1907 ]
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    At State Library VIC
    [Farmhouse four miles west of Kaniva] P Leason
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 117,398.391)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 117,398.391)

  6. [Self portrait with cave paintings]
    Leason, Percy, 1889-1959
    [ Art work : 1956-1959 ]
    View online
    At State Library VIC
    [Self portrait with cave paintings]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 103,626.781)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 103,626.781)

  7. Exhibition of the works of Percy Leason, Will Dyson, L.F. Reynolds, Claire Scott
    Leason, Percy, 1889-1959
    [ Book : 1926 ]
    View online
    At 2 libraries
    Exhibition of the works of Percy Leason, Will Dyson, L.F. Reynolds, Claire Scott
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 102,614.906)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 102,614.906)

  8. Here is faery / illustrations and decorations by Percy Leason
    Leason, Percy, 1889-1959
    [ Book : 1915 ]
    At 20 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 96,417.484)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 96,417.484)

  9. Wiregrass, a mythical Australian town : the drawings of Percy Leason / text by Garrie Hutchinson
    Leason, Percy, 1889-1959
    [ Book : 1986 ]
    At 28 libraries
    Wiregrass, a mythical Australian town : the drawings of Percy Leason / text by Garrie Hutchinson
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 75,657.156)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 75,657.156)

  10. Charles Sturt, before 1939 / Percy Leason
    Leason, Percy, 1889-1959
    [ Art work : 1939 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 68,514.727)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 68,514.727)

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Resources about Percy Leason (24)

  1. Percy Leason, 1889-1959 : centenary exhibition / [organized by Castlemaine Art Gallery & Historical Museum for tour to Victorian Regional Art Galleries}
    Leason, Percy, 1889-1959
    [ Book : 1989 ]
    At 6 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 188,835.656)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 188,835.656)

  2. Exhibition of oil paintings by Percy Leason : held at the Fine Art Society's Gallery, 100 Exhibition Street, Melbourne, August 2 to August 14, 1937
    Leason, Percy, 1889-1959
    [ Book : 1937 ]
    View online
    At State Library VIC
    Exhibition of oil paintings by Percy Leason : held at the Fine Art Society's Gallery, 100 Exhibition Street, Melbourne, August 2 to August 14, 1937
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 177,755.484)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 177,755.484)

  3. Percy Leason : artist file
    Leason, Percy
    [ Book ]
    At Nat Portrait Gall
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 138,446.734)

  4. Papers of Percy Leason
    Leason, Percy, 1889-1959
    [ Unpublished : 1920-2010 ]
    At State Library VIC
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 135,384.547)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 135,384.547)

  5. Percy Alexander Leason : chronology / LJB [i.e. Les Blake]
    Blake, Leslie James
    [ Book : 1968 ]
    At Monash Uni Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 130,565.703)

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  6. [Biographical cuttings on Percy Leason, artist, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 128,674.117)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 128,674.117)

  7. Percy Leason's oilcolour landscapes : catalogue
    Leason, Percy, 1889-1959
    [ Book : 1921 ]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 119,351.258)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 119,351.258)

  8. Exhibition of the works of Percy Leason, Will Dyson, L.F. Reynolds, Claire Scott
    Leason, Percy, 1889-1959
    [ Book : 1926 ]
    View online
    At 2 libraries
    Exhibition of the works of Percy Leason, Will Dyson, L.F. Reynolds, Claire Scott
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 101,572.484)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 101,572.484)

  9. Here is faery / illustrations and decorations by Percy Leason
    Leason, Percy, 1889-1959
    [ Book : 1915 ]
    At 20 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 96,558.781)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 96,558.781)

  10. [Percy Leason : Australian Art and Artists file]
    [ Published ]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 86,854.383)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 86,854.383)

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  1. Leason, Percy Alexander (1889-1959)
    Artist
    ... Percy Alexander Leason (1889-1959), artist, was born on 23 February 1889 at Kaniva, Victoria ... , second of six children of James Leason, farmer, and his wife Mary Campbell, née Crothers. Both parents... ...
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  2. McInnes, W. B., (William Beckwith) (1889-1939)
    artist; art teacher; Artist; ; Painter
    ... Leason, Percy ... William Beckwith (Billy) McInnes (1889-1939), artist, was born on 18 May 1889 at St Kilda ...
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  3. Shaw, Gayfield (1885-1885)
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    ... Leason, Percy ... Lindsay, Percy ...
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  1. [Farmhouse four miles west of Kaniv ...
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    [ Art work : 1906-1907 ]
    [Farmhouse four miles west of Kaniva] P Leason
  2. [Self portrait with cave paintings]
    Leason, Percy, ...
    [ Art work : 1956-1959 ]
    [Self portrait with cave paintings]
  3. [Mammoth, after a cave painting]
    Leason, Percy, ...
    [ Art work : 1955 ]
    [Mammoth, after a cave painting]
  4. [Sperm whales leaping out of the wa ...
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    [ Art work : 1942-1946 ]
    [Sperm whales leaping out of the water surrounding a battleship] Leason
  5. And leaping high, he began the danc ...
    Leason, Percy, ...
    [ Art work : 1940 ]
    And leaping high, he began the dance of death / Leason
  6. [Greenwich Railway Station] Leason
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    [ Art work : 1946 ]
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  1. PERCY LEASON CARTOONS
    Table Talk (Melbourne, Vic. : 1885 - 1939) Thursday 1 October 1931 p 10 Article
    ... PERCY LEASON CARTOONS READERS will doubtless have noticed that Percy Leason's page is not included ... in this issue. The ex-Leason's page is not included in this issue. The ex-planation is that the ... 99 words
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  2. LEASON'S LANDSCAPES.
    The Daily Telegraph (Sydney, NSW : 1883 - 1930) Saturday 23 July 1921 p 11 Article
    ... . LEASON'S LANDSCAPES. -The collection of landscapes and small figure groups by Mr. Percy Leason ... 260 words
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 6,259.237)

  3. LOGIC Cartoon by Percy Leason
    Table Talk (Melbourne, Vic. : 1885 - 1939) Thursday 7 December 1933 p 16 Article Illustrated
    ... LOGIC Cartoon by Percy Leason "BRAZEN CREATURE! SOMEONE SHOULD TELL HER TO DRESS PROPERLY!" "PITY ... 41 words
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  1. ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE.
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Thursday 16 March 1944 [Issue No.53] p 663

    Government Gazette Appointments And Employment

    ... Ronald Coates, No. 139846 Aircraftman Class 1 Frank Edward Leason, No. 2269 Warrant Officer Kenneth ... Hans Micet, (Aircraftmen Class I) No. 139862 Norman Horace Perkins, No. 139861 Kenneth Percy Goble, No ... 528 words
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  2. Index page
    New South Wales Police Gazette and Weekly Record of Crime (Sydney : 1860 - 1930) Friday 31 December 1915 [INDEX Jan 1915-Dec 1915] p 33

    Government Gazette Index And Contents

    ... R., 110 Landy Emeline, 565 Lane and Quinn Ltd., 477 Lane, man named, 181 Lane Arthur Percy, 13 Xane ... Danger Max, 427 Langham Percy. 211 Langley Herbert John, 340 Langley Lucie, 60 Langstaff Walter, 324 ... 1329 words
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  3. Offences not otherwise described.
    New South Wales Police Gazette and Weekly Record of Crime (Sydney : 1860 - 1930) Wednesday 5 March 1924 [Issue No.10] p 129

    Government Gazette Notices

    ... -streot, ' Waverley. Sydney.—A warrant lias been issued by the Central Police Bench if or the arrest of Percy Davev ... Wvnne, charged with stealing the sum of £443 5s. 9d‘, the property of Stanley Leason Crowe, at Svdney ... 1376 words
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  1. Leason, Percy
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  2. Percy Alexander Leason
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  3. Percy Leason
    [ Book : 1991 ]
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    Percy Leason
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  4. Percy Leason: an artist's life by Margot Tasca
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    Percy Leason: an artist's life by Margot Tasca
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  1. Leason, Percy
    [ Published ]
    At NGV Library
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  2. Papers
    Leason, Percy Alexander, 1889-1959
    [ Unpublished : 1931-1967 ]
    At State Library VIC
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  3. Papers
    Leason, Percy Alexande
    [ Unpublished : 1931-1967 ]
    At State Library VIC
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  1. Percy Leason, illustrator (1889/ 1959)
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    Lu Rees Archives
    [ Article : 1984 ]
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  2. Percy Leason
    Kleinert, SJ
    [ Article : 2008 ]
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  3. Percy Leason
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  4. Percy Leason. (10 November 1919)
    The Triad : a journal devoted to literacy, pictorial, musical and dramatic art.
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