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WILLIAM BLAMIRE YOUNG (1862 - 1935)
William Blamire Young was a British-born Australian painter, teacher, printmaker, graphic designer, writer and critic, He arrived in Sydney in 1885 and worked in commercial graphics producing posters with Harry Weston, and Norman and Lionel Lindsay. He held a number of successful exhibitions before World War I. The influence of his early poster work is shown in his romantic and poetic watercolours, painted with a complexity of technique. Creating extraordinary effects, with a mixture of brilliant and cool colours he conveyed his fantasies of the Australian countryside.
"Evening Light, Victoria" (c.1910)
16 x 26cm
signed lower left
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