Art in Focus: Shearing the Rams

Tue 12 May 20, 1pm–1.30pm (AEDT)

Past program


This program takes place virtually

Depicting a heroic rural scene and reflecting the importance of the wool industry to Australia’s economy, Roberts painted Shearing the Rams over several seasons while he visited Brocklesby in country New South Wales.

Discover the identities and characters it features, how Roberts painted it and changes in its composition revealed by x-radiography.

This talk will be delivered online via Webex Events.

Ten minutes before the scheduled start time please join here and provide the event password ArtFocus#1205.

Michael Varcoe-Cocks, Head of Conservation, NGV
Talks and discussions International NGV Collection Painting Virtual