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Norman Lindsay
Norman Alfred William Lindsay (22 February 1879 – 21 November 1969) was an Australian artist, etcher, sculptor, writer, art critic, novelist, cartoonist and amateur boxing, boxer. One of the most prolific and popular Australian artists of his generation, Lindsay attracted both acclaim and controversy for his works, many of which infused the Australian landscape with erotic paganism, pagan elements and were deemed by his critics to be "anti-Christian, anti-social and degenerate". A vocal Australian nationalism, nationalist, he became a regular artist for ''The Bulletin (Australian periodical), The Bulletin'' at the height of its cultural influence, and advanced staunchly anti-modern art, modernist views as a leading writer on Australian art. When friend and literary critic Bertram Stevens (critic), Bertram Stevens argued that children like to read about fairies rather than food, Lindsay wrote and illustrated ''The Magic Pudding'' (1918), now considered a classic work of Australia ...
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Norman Lindsay Gallery And Museum
The Norman Lindsay Gallery and Museum is a heritage-listed former residence and farmlet and now art gallery, tourist attraction and museum located at 14-20 Norman Lindsay Crescent, in the Blue Mountains (New South Wales), Blue Mountains town of Faulconbridge, New South Wales, Faulconbridge in the City of Blue Mountains local government area of New South Wales, Australia. It was built from 1898 to 1913 by Francis Foy; Patrick Ryan; Norman Lindsay; Rose Soady. It is also known as Maryville and Springwood. The property is owned by National Trust of Australia (NSW) (Community Group). It was added to the New South Wales State Heritage Register on 1 March 2002. The property is a stone cottage on a block of land which was owned by the Australian artist and writer Norman Lindsay and his wife, Rose. The property also contains some smaller buildings including two used as an oil painting studio and an etching studio. History The property was originally owned by Patrick Ryan, a local sto ...
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Harold Cazneaux
Harold Cazneaux (30 March 1878 – 19 June 1953) was an Australian pictorialist photographer; a pioneer whose style had an indelible impact on the development of Australian photographic history. In 1916, he was a founding member of the pictorialism, Pictorialist]Sydney Camera Circle As a regular participator in national and international exhibitions, Cazneaux was unfaltering in his desire to contribute to the discussion about the photography of his times. He created some of the most memorable images of the early twentieth century. Biography Harold Pierce Cazneaux (1878-1953) was born in Wellington, New Zealand on 30 March 1878. His father Pierce Mott Cazneaux was an English-born photographer and his mother Emily Florence Cazneau, Emily Florence was a colourist, miniature painter and photographer from Sydney. In the 1890s the family moved to Adelaide and Harold started working in his father's studio and attended H. P. Gill's evening classes at the School of Design, Painting and ...
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Blue Mountains (New South Wales)
The Blue Mountains are a mountainous Regions of New South Wales, region and a mountain range located in New South Wales, Australia. The region borders on Sydney's metropolitan area, its foothills starting about west of centre of City of Sydney, the state capital, close to Penrith, New South Wales, Penrith on the outskirts of Greater Sydney region. The public's understanding of the extent of the Blue Mountains is varied, as it forms only part of an extensive mountainous area associated with the Great Dividing Range. Officially the Blue Mountains region is bounded by the Nepean River, Nepean and Hawkesbury River, Hawkesbury rivers in the east, the Coxs River and Lake Burragorang to the west and south, and the Wolgan River, Wolgan and Colo River, Colo rivers to the north. Geologically, it is situated in the central parts of the Sydney Basin. The ''Blue Mountains Range'' comprises a mountain range, range of mountains, plateau escarpments extending off the Great Dividing Range ab ...
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Springwood, New South Wales
Springwood is a town in the Blue MountainsBlue Mountains may refer to: Geography *Blue Mountains (New South Wales), Australia **City of Blue Mountains, a local government area west of Sydney **Blue Mountains Line, a railway line **Blue Mountains National Park **Blue Mountains walking track ..., New South Wales New South Wales (abbreviated as NSW) is a state State may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media Literature * ''State Magazine'', a monthly magazine published by the U.S. Department of State * The State (newspaper), ''The State'' (newspape ..., Australia Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a Sovereign state, sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australia (continent), Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous List of islands of Australia, sma .... Springwood is located 72 kilometres west of the Sydney Sydney ( ; Dharug The Darug or Dharug people are an Aboriginal Australian people, who share ...
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Rose Lindsay
Rose Lindsay (1885–1978), née Rosa Soady, was an Australian artist's model, author, and printmaker. Early life Rose Lindsay (née Soady) was born at Gosford, New South Wales on 5 July 1885 and named Rosa. Her parents were John and Rosa Soady. Career Artist's model She was introduced to Norman Lindsay in 1902 by Julian Rossi Ashton, and began modeling for Lindsay that same year. She became his principal model and later his lover, and after his marriage ended she joined him in London in 1910. She was Lindsay's business manager and most recognizable model, as well as being the printer for most of his etchings. In 1913 a pen-and-ink drawing she had posed for called ''Crucified Venus'' was shown at the Society of Artists' exhibition in Melbourne, but the Melbourne committee removed it from public view due to scandal over its eroticism. However, Julian Rossi Ashton, who was the president of the Society of Artists, said he would withdraw all the New South Wales paintings from the e ...
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Philip Lindsay
Philip Lindsay (1906–1958) was an Australian writer, who mostly wrote historical novels. He was the son of Norman Lindsay, an Australian artist and a younger brother of writer Jack Lindsay (writer), Jack Lindsay. He was educated at the Anglican Church Grammar School in Brisbane, and emigrated to England in 1929. Most of his novels were written whilst he lived in England. His daughter Cressida also became a novelist. His novels often treated his subject matter in a dark fashion, with his central characters depicted as brooding, depressed, or disturbed characters. They include: *''The Devil and King John'', influenced by Margaret Murray's ''The Divine King in England'', claims that lying behind John, King of England, John's clashes with the Church was that he had leanings towards the "Old Religion" of witchcraft (see witch-cult hypothesis). His first wife Isabella, Countess of Gloucester, Hadwisa was an actual witch, who urged him to copy William II of England, William Rufu ...
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Raymond Lindsay
Raymond is a male given name. It was borrowed into English from French (older French spellings were Reimund and Raimund (other), Raimund, whereas the modern English and French spellings are identical). It originated as the Germanic languages, Germanic ᚱᚨᚷᛁᚾᛗᚢᚾᛞ (''Raginmund'') or ᚱᛖᚷᛁᚾᛗᚢᚾᛞ (''Reginmund''). ''Ragin'' (Gothic language, Gothic) and ''regin'' (Old German) meant "counsel". The Old High German ''mund'' originally meant "hand", but came to mean "protection". This etymology suggests that the name originated in the Early Middle Ages, possibly from Latin. Alternatively, the name can also be derived from Germanic Hraidmund, the first element being ''Hraid'', possibly meaning "fame" (compare ''Hrod'', found in names such as Robert, Roderick, Rudolph (name), Rudolph, Roland (name), Roland Rodney and Roger) and ''mund'' meaning "protector". Despite the German and French origins of the English name, some of its early uses in Engli ...
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Jack Lindsay (writer)
Jack Lindsay (20 October 1900 – 8 March 1990) was an Australian-born writer, who from 1926 lived in the United Kingdom, initially in Essex. He was born in Melbourne, but spent his formative years in Brisbane. He was the eldest son of Norman Lindsay and brother of author Philip Lindsay. Early life Lindsay was educated at Brisbane Grammar School and the University of Queensland, from which he graduated with first class honours in Greek and Latin.Gillen, Paul. ''Lindsay, John (Jack) (1900–1990).''
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On 27 October 1922 at the district registrar’s office, Waverton, he married Janet Beaton, granddaughter of W. B. Dalley. He started his literary career in 1923 as a poet with a book ''Fauns and Ladies'', illustrated by his father.< ...
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Melbourne
Melbourne ( ) is the capital Capital most commonly refers to: * Capital letter Letter case (or just case) is the distinction between the letters that are in larger uppercase or capitals (or more formally ''majuscule'') and smaller lowercase (or more formally ''minusc ... and most-populous city of the Australian state The States and Territories of Australia are the regional governments in Australia Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a Sovereign state, sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australia (continent), Aust ... of Victoria Victoria most commonly refers to: * Victoria (Australia), a state of the Commonwealth of Australia * Victoria, British Columbia, provincial capital of British Columbia, Canada * Victoria (mythology), Roman goddess of Victory * Victoria, Seychelles ..., and the second-most populous city in both Australia Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a Sovereign state, sov ...
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Daryl Lindsay
Sir Ernest Daryl Lindsay (31 December 1889, in Creswick, Victoria (Australia), Victoria – 25 December 1976, in Mornington, Victoria, Mornington) was an Australian artist and member of the creative Lindsay family. Early life He was the youngest son in a large family born to Anglo-Irish surgeon Robert Charles Alexander and Jane Elizabeth Lindsay (née Williams), of Creswick, Victoria, who had ten children. Daryl and his brothers Percy (the eldest), Lionel Lindsay, Lionel, and Norman Lindsay, Norman, achieved distinction in the arts. Ruby, also an artist, became well known in artistic circles as the wife of the cartoonist/illustrator/journalist Will Dyson. Prior to World War I, Daryl became a Jackaroo (trainee), jackaroo near Collarenebri and later served in the war in France. In England he became a medical artist for the First Australian Imperial Force, Australian Imperial Force. He made many contacts in the art world and studied at the Slade School of Art in London. Daryl had m ...
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Ruby Lindsay
Ruby Lindsay (20 March 1885 – 12 March 1919) was an Australian illustrator and painter, sister of Norman Lindsay and Percy Lindsay. Biography Lindsay was born in Creswick, Victoria, the seventh child and second daughter of Robert and Jane Lindsay, and lived in Melbourne from the age of 16 with her brother Percy while studying at the National Gallery of Victoria School. Lindsay drew occasionally for ''The Bulletin (Australian periodical), The Bulletin'' and illustrated William Moore (critic), William Moore's ''Studio Sketches'' (1906) and designed posters. On 30 September 1909 she married Will Dyson. As an illustrator she went by several names; signing her work as "Ruby Lyne", "Ruby Lyn", "Ruby Lind", and once as "Ruby Ramsbottom". In 1909 she went to England with her brother Norman, and Will Dyson. She married Will in 1910. (Her brother Lionel Lindsay, Lionel married Will's sister Jean.) Ruby and Will had one daughter, Betty (1911–1956). In 1912, she contributed il ...
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Lionel Lindsay
Sir Lionel Arthur Lindsay (17 October 187422 May 1961) was an Australian artist, known for his paintings and etchings. Early life Lindsay was born in the Victoria (Australia), Victorian town of Creswick, Victoria, Creswick, into a creative family – he was the brother of artist Norman Lindsay and artist and critic Daryl Lindsay and of the relatively unknown artists Ruby Lindsay and Percy Lindsay. Lionel became a pupil-assistant at the Melbourne Observatory (1889–1892) and later studied at the National Gallery School, Melbourne and in George Coates' rooms. Lindsay taught himself etching and engraving in the 1890s while a student, immediately prior to his first trip to Spain and England. On his return to Australia he settled in Sydney as a freelance artist and journalist, contributing to ''The Bulletin (Australian periodical), The Bulletin'' and other magazines and newspapers. He married Jean, a sister of the literary Dyson boys (Edward Dyson, Ted, Will Dyson, Will, and Amb ...
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