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Grahame Sydney, 'July on the Maniototo'

 Grahame Sydney, 'July on the Maniototo'

Born in Dunedin, Grahame Sydney has spent much time living in Central Otago, which is the subject matter for many of his paintings. They are often super-realistic and feature spacious skyscapes, rolling hills and old buildings. Sydney also produces lithographs and photographs of the region.

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Egg tempera by Grahame Sydney, 1975

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Jock Phillips, 'Painting - Nationalism and landscape painting, 1935 to 1965', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 10 August 2022)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 22 Oct 2014