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Artwork - painting - 'The Mouth of the Carrum Creek' by Colin Colahan

From the Collection of Ballarat Heritage Services PO Box 2209 Bakery Hill Post Office Victoria

Images of a framed watercolour by Colin Colahan.
Object Registration
colin colahan, watercolour
Historical information
Colin COLAHAN (1897-1987)

Colin Colahan was a student of Max Meldrum, and was one of the first tonalist painters to have his work purchased by the National Gallery of Victoria. He contributed cartoons to 'The Bulletin'. Colahan was working in Paris in the 1920s and had a studio in Mont Martre. He returned to Melbourne by 1927. He next lived and worked in London in 1936 for the next 22 years. During World War Two his house in Chelsea was bombed and everything destroyed. Some photographs donated to Xavier College, his alma mater, are the only evidence of the destroyed work. Cola ham was an Australian War Artist after 1942, with over 90 of his works held by the Australian War Memorial. He moved permanently to Itsly in 1958.
Made By
Colin Colahan (Creator)
Last updated
24 Apr 2019 at 12:41PM