This episode looks at the following artists and their work: Charles Conder and his painting 'A Holiday at Mentone' (1888), Tom Roberts and his paintings ' The Breakaway' (1890-91) and 'Shearing the Rams' (1890), Arthur Streeton's painting 'Fire's On, Lapstone Tunnel' (1891)
John Glover revolutionised his art and became one of Australia's finest landscape artists after arriving in Tasmania at the age of 64 in 1831. A good English landscape painter, Glover became an outstanding Australian landscape painter when he turned his eye to an unfamiliar environment to produce the best works
directed by David Muir, fl. 1984; produced by Malcolm Otton, fl. 1975, National Film and Sound Archive of Australia, 1984), 36 mins This episode looks at the work of some Australian painters during the period 1897-1911. The following paintings are examined: 'The Spirit of the Plains' (1897) by Sydney Long, 'Endormies' (c. 1904) by Rupert Bunny, 'The Mother' (1907) by George W. Lambert and 'The Ferry'