Who is Max Meldrum?

Duncan Max Meldrum (3 December 1875 – 6 June 1955) was a Scottish-born Australian artiste and art teacher, best known as the founder of Australian tonalism, a representational painting style that became popular in Melbourne during the interwar period. He as well as won fame for his portrait work, winning the prestigious Archibald Prize for portraiture in 1939 and 1940.

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