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|Birth:||8th April, 1867|
|Death:||1st September, 1943|
Sir Arthur Ernest Streeton was born in Mount Duneed, near Geelong, and his family moved to Richmond in 1874. He was an Australian landscape painter and leading member of the Heidelberg School, also known as Australian Impressionism. In 1882, Streeton commenced art studies with G. F. Folingsby at the National Gallery School. During this time he began his association with fellow artists Frederick McCubbin and Tom Roberts — at Melbourne including at Box Hill and Heidelberg. In 1885 Streeton presented his first exhibition at the Victorian Academy of Art. He found employment as an apprentice lithographer under Charles Troedel. He won the Wynne Prize in 1928 with Afternoon Light, Goulburn Valley. He was an art critic for The Argus from 1929 to 1935 and in 1937 was knighted for services to the arts.
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