Australia by Thomas William Roberts

The Australian continent, discovered by the Portuguese navigators in the 16th century, joined the British colonies until it acquired the status of Commonwealth of Australia. Thomas William Roberts (1856-1931) showed in his paintings aspects of Australian history and the life of its inhabitants.

O Continente Australiano, descoberto pelos navegadores Portugueses no séc. XVI, integrou as colónias Britânicas até adquirir o estatuto de Commonwealth of Austrália. Nas suas pinturas mostrou Thomas William Roberts (1856-1931) aspetos da sua história e da vida dos seus habitantes.

Thomas William Roberts (1856-1931)-'the opening of the Parliament of Australia on 9 May 1901, Melbourne'-oil on canvas-1903 

Thomas William Roberts (1856-1931)-'sharing the rams'-oil on canvas-(1888-1890)   Melbourne-National Gallery of Victoria 

Thomas William Roberts (1856-1931)-'bailled up'-oil on canvas-1895   Sydney-ArtGallery of New South Wales 

Thomas William Roberts (1856-1931)-'wood splitters'-oil on canvas-1886

Thomas William Roberts (1856-1931)-'allegro con brio, Bourke street West'-oil on canvas-1886

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