Eugene Montague Scott (1835-1909) Australia

Biographical Information

Born in London, Scott arrived in Melbourne in the 1850s to work as a photographer, cartoonist and illustrator. In 1866 he moved to Sydney as chief cartoonist for Sydney Punch and in the 1870s his large wood engravings and Lithographs of rugged outdoor scenes regularly enlivened The Illustrated Sydney News He also worked for The Bulletin, the Brisbane Boomerang and the Queensland Worker. His major painting, A Day's Picnic on Clark Island, is now in the Mitchell Library, Sydney. Reference: Australian Dictionary of Biography Melbourne, Melbourne University Press, 1976, vol. 6, p. 95. Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

Resting for a Smoke
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Oil on canvas, 101.6 x 76.2 cm
Topographical Pictures, Christies, London.
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Oil on canvas on board, 67 x 100 cm
Fine Australian Paintings, Sotheby's, Sydney.
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