William Henry Short, Junior (1875-1947) Australia

Biographical Information

Born in Melbourne in 1879, Short (Jnr) was the son of William Short and grandson of Henry Short. He studied under his father and briefly in Tasmania. A still life, landscape and seascape painter, he had his first major exhibition in Melbourne before World War I, being described by a critic of the time as another Scheltema. His work, sometimes confused with that of his father, is usually signed 'WH Short'. William Henry Short died in Melbourne in 1947 Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

Evening on the Olinda Track, Working on the Olinda Track (Pair)
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Evening on the Olinda Track, Working on the Olinda Track (Pair)
Oil on canvas, 79 x 56 cm
Australian & European Paintings, Leonard Joel, Melbourne.
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Works on Paper350A$400 N/A

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