Eugene von Guerard was a famous Australian landscape painting artist. He was popular for his Victorian landscape paintings. He was born in Vienna in 1811. His father, Bernard Von Guerard was a court painter. Eugene studied painting under the master Johann Schirmer. He tried to work in the Australian goldfields. But he was unsuccessful in that field. He decided to have a painting career in 1854. His growth was amazing in this domain. Soon he was appointed as the curator of the National Gallery of Victoria.
For more information, visit his wiki page.
His major paintings include:
- View of Geelong, 1856
- Bush fire between Mount Elephant and Timboon, 1857
- Govett’s Leap and Grose River Valley, Blue Mountains, New South Wales (1873)
- Mount Abrupt, the Grampians, Victoria
- Waterfall, Strath Creek (1862)