A 1940’s Australian Billabong landscape by listed female artist Eugenie Bertha Rowell (1889-1989).
Oil on Winsor & Newton board (note the wonderful 1941 backstamp relating to the war time lack of materials), signed lower left.
The painting sits in its original wooden frame, the inner linen surround has been professionally white washed, and the painting cleaned.
Measures including frame: 35cm high, 46.5cm wide.
Eugenie was born in Geelong 1889 to creative parents, an architect Father and concert singer Mother. Diverting her initial aspirations to become a pianist, she studied art at the National Gallery School in Melbourne, taking drawing classes under the tueledge of Frederick McCubbin, and painting under Bernard Hall. She had early success as a painter of portraits and landscapes, and in 1971 was a founding member of the McClelland Gallery.
Project 21: Womens Images of Women 1977 Art Gallery of NSW
Manyung Gallery Victoria 1976
Victorian Artists Society Exhibion 1913.