L. Scott Pendlebury, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

L. Scott Pendlebury

Australian artist

Date of Birth: 21-Apr-1914

Place of Birth: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Date of Death: 01-May-1986

Profession: painter

Nationality: United States, Australia

Zodiac Sign: Taurus


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About L. Scott Pendlebury

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  • Scott Pendlebury or Laurence Scott Pendlebury (21 April 1914 – May 1986) was an Australian landscape and portrait artist and teacher.
  • He married fellow artist Eleanor Constance "Nornie" Gude (8 December 1915 – 24 January 2002) in January 1943 and they were the parents of Anne Lorraine Pendlebury (born 21 August 1946), a stage, film and TV actress; and Andrew Scott Pendlebury (born 1952) a guitarist-songwriter.
  • Pendlebury won the Wynne Prize four times for his landscape paintings with The Chicory Kiln, Phillip Island (1956), Constitution Dock, Hobart (1957), Old Farmhouse (1960, shared with John Perceval's Dairy Farm, Victoria) and Road to Whistlewood (1968).
  • He was a finalist in the Archibald Prize twenty-four times, including Nornie Gude (Artist) (1944) and Anne and Drew Pendlebury (actress and musician respectively) (1979).
  • His work was presented in the state galleries of New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania and Victoria.
  • Pendlebury worked at Swinburne Technical College as an instructor from 1946 to 1963 and then as head of the art school until his retirement in 1974.
  • He died in May 1986, aged 72.

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