The Boyd family is Australia's most remarkable artistic dynasty. This work traces the emergence of an extraordinary artistic tradition. It places the Boyds in their historical and personal contexts, tells the interwoven stories of their brilliant careers, and analyses the shaping influences on their lives.The voyage across the Tasman could have been an ordeal for a ten-year-old who had never left home. Yet Arthur ... Wright had the skill and experience to kindle the boya#39;s imagination. ... Best known as a landscape painter, Wright was a foundation member of the Victorian Academy of the Arts with a studio in Bourke Street.
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