b'18612241224 1225CLARA SOUTHERN (1861-1940), JANE REBECCA PRICE (1860-1948),(wattle blossoms, Yarra River, Warrandyte), Sydney Harbour from Pyrmont, (nocturne),oil on canvas, oil on card, signed verso in white chalk JANE.R. PRICE,signed lower right C. Southern oil on canvas, 21 x 26.5cm, 31 x 37cm overall.artist made frame, Jane Price painted this location several times; note another 24 x 29.5cm, 47 x 53cm overall, nocturne is held in the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Compare: Completing the Picture, Women Artists and the(a larger version at 32.4 x 49.1cm). Jane Price painted in Heidelberg Era by Victoria Hammond and Juliet Peers, pagean impressionist style; a student of Frederick McCubbin, 64, ISBN 0.646.074.93.8 living and working as their family governess in South PROVENANCE Yarra, Melbourne. Price also exhibited her paintings at the Private Collection Melbourne. McCubbins residence. McCubbin taught her three important $10,00015,000 lessons; to paint in a higher key, to use a square brush technique, and to load the brush with oil paint thick enough to create impasto within her painted images. Prices technique changed after meeting Frederick McCubbin. Accompanied with a letter of authenticity from Mr Peter Perry, formerly the Director of the Castlemaine Art Gallery.PROVENANCEDavidson Auction 30th March 2014, lot 209.Private Collection Melbourne.$6,0008,000'