BARRY OTTO (1941 - )

Barry Otto is a legendary Australian actor, thespian and artist. He has enjoyed a career in film and television spanning over half a century. For the older generation, he has been a household name and Star of Australian Theatre. For the younger generation, apart from being father to renowned actors and director, Miranda and Gracie, he is best known for his award winning roles in Australian Film, including Strictly Ballroom, Cosi, Australia, The Dressmaker, Great Gatsby, and my favourite, as the eccentric advertising executive, Harry Joy in the Australian cult classic, Bliss.


However, Otto's passion is painting. Since the age of 14, he immersed himself in art and making art, with influences such as Lord Frederic Leighton, Dante Gabriel Rossetti and Pierre Auguste Renoir. A multiple entrant and subject of the Archibald Prize over many years, this year Barry was the focus of Contemporary & Street Artist Anthony Lister's Doug Moran Prize Portrait, which was a finalist.

"Bathsheba" (2007)
"Bathsheba" (2007)

oil on canvas (framed) 167 x 84cm $2850

"Susanna" (2007)
"Susanna" (2007)

oil on canvas (framed) 167 x 76cm $2850

"Venus" (2007)
"Venus" (2007)

oil on canvas (framed) 167 x 76cm $2850

"Helene Fourment In A Fur Coat"
"Helene Fourment In A Fur Coat"

After Peter Paul Rubens oil on canvas (framed) 216 x 106cm $3250

"The Last Watch Of Hero" (c.1985)
"The Last Watch Of Hero" (c.1985)

After Lord Frederic Leighton oil on board (framed) 120 x 75cm $2250

"Garden Of Hesperides" (c.1985)
"Garden Of Hesperides" (c.1985)

After Edward Burne-Jones oil on board (framed) 120 x 90cm $2250

"The Music Lesson" (c.1985)
"The Music Lesson" (c.1985)

After Lord Frederic Leighton oil on board (framed) 92 x 98cm SOLD

"Yellow Marguerites" (c.1985)
"Yellow Marguerites" (c.1985)

After Albert Moore oil on board (framed) 98 x 92cm $2250

"Corinna Von Tanagra" (c.1985)
"Corinna Von Tanagra" (c.1985)

After Lord Frederic Leighton oil on board (framed) 104 x 68cm $3250

"Autumn Vintage Festival" (c.1985)
"Autumn Vintage Festival" (c.1985)

After Lawrence Alma-Tadema oil on board (framed) 122 x 92cm $3250

"Beauties" (c.1985)
"Beauties" (c.1985)

After. Albert Moore oil on board (framed) 118 x 68cm $1850

"Beauty In Robe" (c.1984)
"Beauty In Robe" (c.1984)

After Lord Frederic Leighton oil on board (framed) 91 x 61cm $2250

"Fatidica" (c.1985)
"Fatidica" (c.1985)

After Lord Frederic Leighton oil on board (framed) 122 x 86cm $2250

"Salome Dancing" (c.1985)
"Salome Dancing" (c.1985)

After Lord Frederic Leighton oil on board (framed) 180 x 62cm $1850

"Shells" (c.1980)
"Shells" (c.1980)

After Albert Moore oil on board (framed) 172 x 57cm $1850

"Azaleas" (c.1985)
"Azaleas" (c.1985)

After Albert Moore oil on board (framed) 122 x 70cm $1850

"Yellow Marguerites" (1984)
"Yellow Marguerites" (1984)

After Albert Moore watercolour (framed) 70 x 52cm $1250

"At The Fountain" (1980)
"At The Fountain" (1980)

After Lord Frederic Leighton watercolour (framed) 81 x 54cm $1250

"Light Of The Harem" (c.1984)
"Light Of The Harem" (c.1984)

After Lord Frederic Leighton watercolour (framed) 95 x 52cm $1650

"Testa Femminile" (1997)
"Testa Femminile" (1997)

After Edward Burne-Jones oil on canvas (framed) 45 x 35cm SOLD

"Corinna" (c.2000)
"Corinna" (c.2000)

After Lord Frederic Leighton oil on canvas (framed) 61 x 46cm $1250

"Rubinella" (c.2000)
"Rubinella" (c.2000)

After Lord Frederic Leighton oil on canvas (framed) 51 x 41cm SOLD

"Anita" (2000)
"Anita" (2000)

After Lord Frederic Leighton oil on canvas (framed) 45 x 35cm SOLD

"Portrait Of Georgiana" (c.2000)
"Portrait Of Georgiana" (c.2000)

After Thomas Gainsborough oil on canvas (framed) 61 x 46cm $350

"A Girl" (c.2000)
"A Girl" (c.2000)

After Lord Frederic Leighton oil on canvas (framed) 46 x 36cm $450

"Letty" (c.2000)
"Letty" (c.2000)

After Lord Frederic Leighton oil on canvas (framed) 36 x 28cm $450

"La Loge" (c.2000)
"La Loge" (c.2000)

After Pierre-Auguste Renoir oil on canvas (framed) 46 x 36cm SOLD

"Odalisque - Woman of Algiers"
"Odalisque - Woman of Algiers"

After Pierre-Auguste Renoir oil on canvas (framed) 162 x 76cm $1850

"Gulnihal' (c.1985)
"Gulnihal' (c.1985)

After Lord Frederic Leighton watercolour (framed) 40 x 31cm $1250

"Jane Morris" (2000)
"Jane Morris" (2000)

After Dante Gabriel Rossetti oil on canvas (framed) 76 x 51cm SOLD

"Bacchante" (1985)
"Bacchante" (1985)

After Lord Frederic Leighton watercolour (framed) 63 x 49cm $1650

"Nausicaa" (c.1984)
"Nausicaa" (c.1984)

After Lord Frederic Leighton watercolour (framed) 96 x 46cm $1650

"A Noble Lady Of Venice" (c.1985)
"A Noble Lady Of Venice" (c.1985)

After Lord Frederic Leighton oil on board (framed) 80 x 62cm $2450

"Sarah Bernhardt" (c.1980)
"Sarah Bernhardt" (c.1980)

pen & ink (drybrush) (framed) 53 x 40cm SOLD

"Cleopatra" (c.1980)
"Cleopatra" (c.1980)

After Lawrence Alma-Tadema watercolour (framed) 45 x 36cm SOLD

"The Holy Grail" (2000)
"The Holy Grail" (2000)

After Dante Gabriel Rossetti oil on board (framed) 86 x 60cm $2250

"Baccante" (1984)
"Baccante" (1984)

After Lord Frederic Leighton watercolour (framed) 76 x 46cm $1450

"Sarah Bernhardt" (c.1980)
"Sarah Bernhardt" (c.1980)

pen & ink (drybrush) (framed) 50 x 37cm SOLD

"Theda Bara" (c.1980)
"Theda Bara" (c.1980)

pen & ink (drybrush) (framed) 32 x 29cm SOLD

"The Dance Of The Cymbalists" (2007)
"The Dance Of The Cymbalists" (2007)

After Lord Frederic Leighton oil on canvas (framed) 152 x 70cm $2850

"Hygieia" (c.1990)
"Hygieia" (c.1990)

After Gustav Klimt watercolour & gouache (framed) 41 x 32cm SOLD

"A Noble Lady Of Venice" (c.1985)
"A Noble Lady Of Venice" (c.1985)

After Lord Frederic Leighton watercolour (framed) 56 x 43cm $1450

"Monna Vanna" (2000)
"Monna Vanna" (2000)

After Dante Gabriel Rossetti oil on canvas (framed) 90 x 90cm $2850

"The Marquand Ceiling - Terpsichore"
"The Marquand Ceiling - Terpsichore"

After Lord Frederic Leighton watercolour (framed) 90 x 49cm $1650

"Sirens" (c.2007)
"Sirens" (c.2007)

oil on canvas (unframed) 167 x 76cm $2850

"Virgin & Child w/ St. Anne & John"
"Virgin & Child w/ St. Anne & John"

After Leonardo Da Vinci oil on canvas (unframed) 120 x 100cm $1850

"A Reverie" (c.1985)
"A Reverie" (c.1985)

After Albert Moore oil on board (unframed) 122 x 81cm $2250

"The Priestess Of Bachhus" (c.1984)
"The Priestess Of Bachhus" (c.1984)

After John Maler Collier oil on board (unframed) 122 x 91cm $1850

"Portrait Of Miranda"
"Portrait Of Miranda"

oil on board (unframed) 120 x 60cm $1850

"The Voices" (c.2007)
"The Voices" (c.2007)

After Gustav Moreau oil on canvas (unframed) 167 x 102cm $2850

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"The Sister" (2007)
"The Sister" (2007)

inspired by Gustav Klimt oil on canvas (Framed) 160 x 75cm SOLD

"Salome Dancing" (c.2007)
"Salome Dancing" (c.2007)

After Gustav Moreau oil on canvas (unframed) 153 x 91cm $2850

"The Arming Of Perseus By Sea Nymphs
"The Arming Of Perseus By Sea Nymphs

After Edward Burne-Jones oil on canvas 137 x 122cm $3250

"Anemones" (c.1984)
"Anemones" (c.1984)

After Albert Moore oil on canvas (unframed) 121 x 47cm $1850

"Acacias" (c.1984)
"Acacias" (c.1984)

After Albert Moore oil on canvas (unframed) 122 x 77cm $1850

"Gabrielle aux Bijoux" (c.2000)
"Gabrielle aux Bijoux" (c.2000)

After Pierre-Auguste Renoir oil on canvas (unframed) 76 x 61cm $1250

"Standing Nude Figure" (c.2000)
"Standing Nude Figure" (c.2000)

After Lord Frederic Leighton oil on canvas 91 x 45cm $1250

"Young Bather" (c.2000)
"Young Bather" (c.2000)

After Pierre-Auguste Renoir oil on canvas (unframed) 91 x 61cm $1250

"Baigneuse Aux Cheveux" (c.2000)
"Baigneuse Aux Cheveux" (c.2000)

After Pierre-Auguste Renoir oil on canvas (unframed) 91 x 61cm $1250

"Young Bather" (c.2000)
"Young Bather" (c.2000)

After Pierre-Auguste Renoir oil on canvas (unframed) 91 x 61cm $1250

"Twixt Hope And Fear" (c.2000)
"Twixt Hope And Fear" (c.2000)

After Lord Frederic Leighton oil on canvas (unframed) 102 x 76cm $1250

"Standing Nude" (c.2000)
"Standing Nude" (c.2000)

After. Edward Burne-Jones oil on canvas (unframed) 77 x 38cm $450

"The Great Bathers" (c.2000)
"The Great Bathers" (c.2000)

After Pierre-Auguste Renoir oil on canvas (unframed) 61 x 91cm ON HOLD

"A Sea Spell" (c.2000)
"A Sea Spell" (c.2000)

After Dante Gabriel Rossetti oil on canvas (unframed) 91 x 61cm $750

"Portrait Of Jane Morris" (c.2000)
"Portrait Of Jane Morris" (c.2000)

After Dante Gabriel Rossetti oil on canvas (unframed) 76 x 51cm $1850

"Miss Dene" (c.2000)
"Miss Dene" (c.2000)

After Lord Frederic Leighton oil on canvas (unframed) 50 x 40cm $550

"Angel" (c.2000)
"Angel" (c.2000)

After Raphael oil on canvas unframed 51 x 41cm $350

"Study For The Golden Stairs" (2011)
"Study For The Golden Stairs" (2011)

After Edward Burne-Jones oil on canvas (unframed) 46 x 46cm $450

"Le Chapeau de Paille" (c.2000)
"Le Chapeau de Paille" (c.2000)

After Peter Paul Rubens oil on canvas (unframed) 76 x 50cm $550

"Elegy" (c.2000)
"Elegy" (c.2000)

After Lord Frederic Leighton oil on canvas (unframed) 61 x 50cm $850

"Letty" (c.2000)
"Letty" (c.2000)

After Lord Frederic Leighton oil on canvas (unframed) 51 x 41cm $450

"Candida" (c.2000)
"Candida" (c.2000)

After Lord Frederic Leighton oil on canvas (unframed) 61 x 46cm $450

"Two Girls Reading" (c.2000)
"Two Girls Reading" (c.2000)

After Pierre-Auguste Renoir oil on canvas 51 x 51cm SOLD

"A Young Girl With Daisies" (c.2000)
"A Young Girl With Daisies" (c.2000)

After Pierre-Auguste Renoir oil on canvas (unframed) 60 x 50cm $650

"Nude Bather" (c.2000)
"Nude Bather" (c.2000)

After Pierre-Auguste Renoir oil on canvas (unframed) 61 x 61cm $550

"Baigneuse Blonde" (c.2000)
"Baigneuse Blonde" (c.2000)

After Pierre-Auguste Renoir oil on canvas (unframed) 60 x 45cm $950

"Vestal" (c.2000)
"Vestal" (c.2000)

After Lord Frederic Leighton oil on canvas (unframed) 60 x 45cm $550

"The Standing Bather" (c.2000)
"The Standing Bather" (c.2000)

After Pierre-Auguste Renoir oil on canvas (unframed) 76 x 51cm $1250

"Gulnihal" (c.2000)
"Gulnihal" (c.2000)

After Lord Frederic Leighton oil on canvas 51 x 41cm SOLD

"Gabriel Avec La Rose" (c.2000)
"Gabriel Avec La Rose" (c.2000)

After Pierre-Auguste Renoir oil on canvas 51 x 51cm $950

"Lise With Umbrella" (c.2000)
"Lise With Umbrella" (c.2000)

After Pierre-Auguste Renoir oil on canvas (unframed) 51 x 41cm $550

"Bocca Baciata" (c.2000)
"Bocca Baciata" (c.2000)

After Dante Gabriel Rossetti oil on canvas 51 x 41cm $1250

"Head Of A Young Girl" (c.1985)
"Head Of A Young Girl" (c.1985)

After Lord Frederic Leighton oil on board (unframed) 49 x 38cm $650

"Sketch" (c.2000)
"Sketch" (c.2000)

oil on canvas (unframed) 46 x 35cm $250

"Red Headed Beauty" (c.2000)
"Red Headed Beauty" (c.2000)

oil on canvas (unframed) 61 x 46cm $550

"Helen Of Troy" (c.2010)
"Helen Of Troy" (c.2010)

After Frederick Sandys oil on canvas (unframed) 56 x 56cm $550

"Sketch" (c.2000)
"Sketch" (c.2000)

Inspired by Edward Burne-Jones oil on canvas (unframed) 40 x 30cm SOLD

"Red Head In Profile" (c.2000)
"Red Head In Profile" (c.2000)

After Lord Frederic Leighton oil on canvas (unframed) 46 x 35cm $450

"Baigneuse Blonde" (c.2000)
"Baigneuse Blonde" (c.2000)

After Pierre-Auguste Renoir oil on canvas (unframed) 76 x 63cm $1250

"Gabrielle au Miroire" (c.2000)
"Gabrielle au Miroire" (c.2000)

After Pierre-Auguste Renoir oil on canvas (unframed) 76 x 61cm $1250

"Bather Drying Her Legs" (c.2000)
"Bather Drying Her Legs" (c.2000)

After Pierre-Auguste Renoir oil on canvas (unframed) 56 x 46cm $850

"The Cup Of Love" (c.2000)
"The Cup Of Love" (c.2000)

After Dante Gabriel Rossetti oil on canvas (unframed) 50 x 41cm $650

"Confidence" (c.2000)
"Confidence" (c.2000)

After Pierre-Auguste Renoir oil on canvas 50 x 41cm $850

"Deedee In Spanish Dress" (c.2000)
"Deedee In Spanish Dress" (c.2000)

After Pierre-Auguste Renoir oil on canvas (unframed) 76 x 61cm $1250

"Venus" (c.2000)
"Venus" (c.2000)

oil on canvas (unframed) 91 x 46cm $450

"Beauty In Profile" (c.2000)
"Beauty In Profile" (c.2000)

After Lord Frederic Leighton oil on canvas (unframed) 51 x 41cm $850

"Aurelia (Fazio's Mistress)" (c2000)
"Aurelia (Fazio's Mistress)" (c2000)

After Dante Gabriel Rossetti oil on canvas (unframed) 51 x 51cm $450

"Petite Bagneuse Blonde" (c.2000)
"Petite Bagneuse Blonde" (c.2000)

After Pierre-Auguste Renoir oil on canvas (unframed) 51 x 51cm $650

"Beauty In Profile" (c.2000)
"Beauty In Profile" (c.2000)

After Edward Burne-Jones oil on canvas (unframed) 61 x 46cm $450

"Venus Verticordia" (c.2000)
"Venus Verticordia" (c.2000)

After Dante Gabriel Rossetti oil on canvas 61 x 51cm $1850

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"Beauty With Flowers" (2019)
"Beauty With Flowers" (2019)

oil on canvas (unframed) 46 x 46cm $250

"Red Headed Beauty" (2018)
"Red Headed Beauty" (2018)

oil on canvas (unframed) 51 x 41cm SOLD

"Red Head" (2019)
"Red Head" (2019)

oil on canvas (unframed) 46 x 46cm $250

"Lady In Profile" (c.2000)
"Lady In Profile" (c.2000)

oil on canvas (unframed) 46 x 36cm $450

"Portrait Of Jane Morris" (c.2018)
"Portrait Of Jane Morris" (c.2018)

oil on canvas (unframed) 60 x 50cm $450

"Seduction" (2020)
"Seduction" (2020)

oil on canvas (unframed) 51 x 51cm $350

"Reclining Beauty" (c.2019)
"Reclining Beauty" (c.2019)

oil on canvas (unframed) 46 x 61cm SOLD

"Jeune Fille Attachant Ses Cheveux"
"Jeune Fille Attachant Ses Cheveux"

after Pierre-Auguste Renoir oil on canvas (Unframed) 76 x 61cm $850

"Jane Morris" (c.2018)
"Jane Morris" (c.2018)

oil on canvas (unframed) 60 x 46cm $450

"Red Headed Beauty" (c.2018)
"Red Headed Beauty" (c.2018)

oil on canvas (unframed) 60 x 46cm $450

"Portrait Of Jane Morris" (c.2000)
"Portrait Of Jane Morris" (c.2000)

oil on canvas (unframed) 76 x 61cm $850

"Beauty In Hat" (c.2010)
"Beauty In Hat" (c.2010)

oil on canvas (unframed) 60 x 50cm $450

"Beauty In Profile" (c.2018)
"Beauty In Profile" (c.2018)

oil on canvas (unframed) 51 x 41cm SOLD

"Beauty In Profile" (2019)
"Beauty In Profile" (2019)

oil on canvas (unframed) 46 x 46cm $250

"Beauty" (2019)
"Beauty" (2019)

oil on canvas (unframed) 46 x 36cm SOLD

"Red Headed Beauty" (2209)
"Red Headed Beauty" (2209)

oil on canvas (unframed) 51 x 41cm ON HOLD

"Lady In Gown" (c.2000)
"Lady In Gown" (c.2000)

oil on canvas (unframed) 61 x 51cm $450

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