Scharf Theo

Born in Melbourne in 1899, died in Feldafing, Munich, Germany in 1987. Encouraged by his artistic parents, Scharf was acclaimed as a child prodigy and at 14 years of age his first exhibition clearly demonstrated his talent for art. The proceeds from the exhibition enabled him to realize his dream of traveling to study abroad. […]

Allfree S. Geoffrey

Geoffrey S. Allfree (1889 -1918), Evacuation from Salonika, 1915, watercolor

Died in a battle in the First world war, Geoffrey Stephen Allfree was a well-known Australian war painter and a lieutenant in the Australian Army. His paintings can be found at the Imperial War Museum London, Alexander Turnbull Library, New Zealand, etc. He visited Thessaloniki region around 1915 where he made the watercolor “The evacuation […]