Born 18 February 1767. manuscript catalogue under J. Glover (State Library of New South Wales). It was a marvellous discipline, learning one's craft whilst at the same time having to fulfil the requirements of authors and meet publishing deadlines. John Glover - artist; About me; Gender: MALE: Industry: Arts: Occupation: artist: Location: Suffolk, United Kingdom: Introduction: I have been a professional portrait painter for over twenty years. As a portrait painter I find myself in a very privileged position. I went to art school, teacher-training college and into the world of commercial illustration. English-born John Glover showed an early interest in wildlife and was to be found sketching birds and nature as a child. Leben. Mount Wellington with Orphan Asylum, Van Diemen's Land John GLOVER The vale of Vallombrosa John GLOVER Ullswater, Cumberland John GLOVER Kirkstall Abbey, Yorkshire John GLOVER English landscape John GLOVER Sketchbook no. My school exercise books were littered with Leonardo-like caricatures and sketches of teachers or imaginary beings. 8 Private Collection, Adelaide Literature: see John McPhee,' The Art of John Glover', Macmillan, 1980, pp 28, 29, 40 and 41 for related works 9.5 x 16.5cm Contact Us, S. Passioura, John Glover (M.A. However the human face and what made people 'tick' fascinated me more and eventually lead me to the profession I am now in. ), Moulting Lagoon and Great Oyster Bay, from Pine Hill, Victorian Foundation for Living Australian Artists, NGV School and Community Support Programs, International Audience Engagement Network (IAE). In Australia he has been dubbed "the father of Australian landscape painting". My school exercise books were littered with Leonardo-like caricatures and sketches of teachers or imaginary beings. I am invited into people's lives however briefly, to witness their work, their aspirations, their successes and sometimes their failures, indeed their humanity. thesis, University of Melbourne, in preparation), correspondence file under J. Glover (Archives Office of Tasmania). Glover is renowned for his work on the Tasmanian landscape. For the next nine years or so, Glover exhibited his paintings developed from sketching tours. A talent for calligraphy led to his appointment as writing master at the Free School, Appleby, about 1787. John Glover. Houghton on the Hill, Leicestershire, United Kingdom. I have close family links with Kirkcudbright, Scotland's Artists' Town, home to "The Glasgow Boys". John Glover. 59 John GLOVER Landscape with cows (Breeston Castle near Nottingham) John GLOVER … As a lad Glover worked in the fields near Ingersby, drew birds and became a lover of nature. I have been a professional portrait painter for over twenty years. He also began painting in oil and watercolour while at the school. John Glover (1767-1849), landscape painter, was born on 18 February 1767 at Houghton on the Hill, near Leicester, England, the youngest son of William Glover, farmer, and his wife Ann. John Glover RBA (18 February 1767 – 9 December 1849) was an English-born Australian artist during the early colonial period of Australian art. The National Gallery of Victoria acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Melbourne, Mount Wellington with Orphan Asylum, Van Diemen's Land, Landscape with cows (Breeston Castle near Nottingham), The River Nile, Van Diemen's Land, from Mr Glover's farm, Italian landscape with cattle (Near Sarzane, Italy?