Francis Roy Thompson: Painter of Grace & Rebellion Adam Jan Dutkiewicz

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Published: August 28th 2014

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Francis Roy Thompson: Painter of Grace & Rebellion  by  Adam Jan Dutkiewicz

Francis Roy Thompson: Painter of Grace & Rebellion by Adam Jan Dutkiewicz
August 28th 2014 | | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 128 pages | ISBN: | 4.66 Mb

FRANCIS ROY THOMPSON (1896-1966)was born in Mansfield, Victoria, and trained in painting at the National Gallery School in Melbourne and at Westminster School of Art in London. He won the Hugh Ramsay Prize for Portrait Painting in 1922, which enabledMoreFRANCIS ROY THOMPSON (1896-1966)was born in Mansfield, Victoria, and trained in painting at the National Gallery School in Melbourne and at Westminster School of Art in London.

He won the Hugh Ramsay Prize for Portrait Painting in 1922, which enabled him to travel overseas.On his return from a subsequent overseas trip in the early 1930s he took up the post of Art Master at Scotch College in Melbourne.

He won the highly regarded Crouch Memorial Prize in 1943.After resigning from his teaching position in1946 he devoted his life to painting and begantravelling and exhibiting in New South Wales,Queensland, Tasmania, Western Australia, theNorthern Territory and, finally, South Australia,where he resided for the last 18 years of his life.He won the Adelaide Jubilee Prize in 1951and, in 1956, the Cornell Prize, offered by theContemporary Art Society of South Australia.He is represented in the National Galleryof Victoria, Art Gallery of South Australia,Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery and regionalgalleries of Ballarat, Bendigo, Hamilton, Benalla,Broken Hill and Launceston.



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