GALLERY OF FOUNDATION MEMBERS WORKS

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Presented here is a collection of paintings by the foundation members of the Twenty Melbourne Painters Society.

Incensed at his defeat in the 1918 election for President of the Victorian Artists Society (VAS), Max Meldrum split from the VAS and regrouped with 19 former VAS members to form the Twenty Melbourne Painters Society. Works from these 20 foundation members are shown below.

There are many images in this gallery, we recommend you view them on a computer or tablet.

All images and introduction provided by Herman Pekel, past President TMPS (2015-2018).

Bale, A.M.E.
(1895 – 1955).
“Young Girl”.
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Barlow, Elsie
(1876 – 1948).
“Girl With Her Doll”.
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Colquhoun, Alexander
(1887 – 1970).
“John Danks And Son Ironyard”.
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Colville, George
(1857 – 1931).
“Melbourne Street Scene”.
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Downing, Edith.
(1857 – 1931).
“In The Studio (Study of A.M.E. Bale)”.

Edwell, Bernice
(1880 – 1962).
“Evening Cobbitty”.
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Frater, William
(1890 – 1974).
“Mount Bogong”.
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Gulliver, Henrietta
(1866 – 1945).
“The Cabbage Patch”.
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Hampel, Carl
(1848-1921)
Edge Of The Mallee
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Hurry, Mary
(1883-1963)
Untitled Beach Scene
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James, C.E.
(working 1924)
Pomegranates
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McCann, Richard
(1889-1970)
The Cherry Plum In Bloom
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Meldrum, Max
(1875-1955)
Self Portrait
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Merfield, Bertha
(1869-1921)
Mentone”
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Newbury, Albert
(1891-1941)
The White Cloud”
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Southern, Clara
(1860-1940)
Evening Warrandyte
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Sutherland, Ruth
(1884-1948)
Homestead
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Sweatman, Estelle
(1872-1956)
Country Cottage In Landscape”
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Tweddle, Isabel
(1875-1945)
“London, Westminster”

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Walker, Rose
(1878-1942)
The Matriarch
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