Oil paint on board
46 x 56 cm
James Northfield Original Painting
This is an original oil painting by James Northfield which has been signed by Northfield himself, the painting has been produced using oil on board.
James Northfield (1887–1973) was an Australian graphic artist active from the 1910s through to the 1960s. He illustrated many commercial and government advertisements which depict Australian scenery, wildlife and daily life.
Northfield is best known as the designer of a series of posters for the Australian National Travel Association, who commissioned him, alongside Percy Trompf, Walter Jardine, Eileen Mayo, Gert Sellheim and C. Dudley Wood to promote Australian holiday destinations to local and overseas travellers.
Northfield’s romantic style has made him widely popular amongst collectors worldwide.