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Clara Southern

CLARA SOUTHERN
A COOL CORNER, c. 1918

CLARA SOUTHERN
Australia 1860-1940

A COOL CORNER, c. 1918
oil on canvas 76.5 x 61.4 cm
Gift of J.T.Tweddle, 1937
Collection: Ballarat Fine Art Gallery

Warrandyte will ever be associated with Clara Southern. Warrandyte was Clara Southernís home for thirty-five years, and in her works she captured the very spirit of Warrandyte. She depicted the village with its pub and wooden buildings; she depicted the old bridge and minersí cottages surrounded by blossom trees; and here in this Winter scene, she depicted a cool, quiet corner of the Yarra River with the wattle in bloom and an inquisitive male fairy wren perched on a twig above the stream.

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Left: Arthur Streeton - Above Us The Great Grave Sky, 1890
Collection: National Gallery of Australia, Canberra.

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