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William Arthur Salmon generally known as Bill Salmon, is a famous Australian painter. He studied at the Swinburne Technical College 1946–1949 and the George Bell School in Melbourne then the Slade School of Art in London 1950–1952. He taught art at the South Australian School of Arts and Crafts 1953–1957, during which time he painted a mural of St. Francis Of Assisi for the Assisi Hall, Campbelltown and East Sydney Technical College 1959–1962. His work is reminiscent of John Olsen & Reinis Zusters.

"A Snake Crawled Up The Hill In The Yin & Yan Of A Spring Morning" (1980)

(Four Seasons Series - Goanna Manna, Little Hartley, Blue Mountains)

oil on canvas

99 x 88.5cm

signed lower left


*Boral Mining Collection

*published in 'Art and Australia', Vol. 19, no.2 (Summer 1981), p.181

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