William Strutt

1825-1915 Australia/Born England

 

Brief Biography-William Strutt was born in Teignmouth in 1825. He studies in Paris at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts after spending time with Michel-Martin Drölling, son of Martin Drölling. Strutt moved to Melbourne in 1850. He stayed in New Zealand from 1855-1856 and became a successful engraver and portraitist back in Australia. His best-known paintings from this era are Black Thursday and The Burial of Burke. In 1862 Strutt returned to England and exhibited at the Royal Academy up until 1893. He died at his Sussex home in 1915.

 

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Black Thursday

Black Thursday

Robert Burke

Robert O-Hara Burke

Peace

Peace

Hare Pomare

Hare Pomare and his Wife Hariate

John P Fawkner

John Pascoe Fawkner

Bushrangers

Bushrangers

Self-portrait

Self-portrait

The Burial of Burke

The Burial of Burke

The Prior's Feast

The Prior-s Feast