HomageCrutching the ewes

Artists have often copied the work of another artist to pay homage or to learn about the artist’s technique. Australian artist Marcus Beilby (b. 1951) was inspired by the theme of Roberts’ Shearing the rams to create his own version of the painting. Beilby became well known in the early 1980s for his photo-realist style paintings.

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Portrait fo the artist as a young man01. Marcus BeilBy (1951–) Portrait of the artist as a young man 1978 acrylic paint on canvas, 51 x 71 cm Acquired with funds from Ken Myer, 1978

‘It’s about the image, not about the process. The process is important, but it’s about the image and getting there, that’s the important thing.’ – Marcus Beilby, 2007.

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