Margaret Olley, Australian artist

Painter Margaret Olley poses for a portrait session in her studio in Paddington on November 2005 in Sydney. Margaret Olley was one of Australia's most well known interior and still life painters.

MARGARET OLLEY  Still Life and Rushcutters Bay

Margaret Hannah Olley (Australian, 1923 – - Still Life and Rushcutters Bay

Margaret Olley | Marigolds 1973. oil on board, 74.5 x 59.5 cm. Margaret Olley has held more than sixty solo exhibitions during her career, her first show in Sydney in 1948. She has been the recipient of numerous awards and prizes including the Mosman Art Prize in 1947 and the Helena Rubinstein Portrait Prize in 1962. In 1997 a major retrospective of Margaret Olley's work was organised by the Art Gallery of New South Wales, the same year she was declared an "Australian National Treasure".

Margaret Olley- "Marigolds" Oil on board, x cm. In 1997 she was declared an 'Australian National Treasure'.

Margaret Olley

Margaret Olley, Australian artist, b d - Vale, sister artist.

Margaret Olley and Barry Humphries in 2011, with the William Dobell portrait of a young Margaret

Margaret and actor Barry Humphries at the NSW Art Gallery in Sydney for the launch of biography 'Margaret Olley: Far From a Still Life' by Meg Stewart. William Dobell's 1948 Archibald-winning portrait of Olley is in the background.

MARGARET OLLEY (born 1923) PLUMBAGO, 2000 oil on composition boardd 59.0 x 89.5 cm

Australian artist and goddess of fruit and flowers Margaret Olley - her kitchen…

margaret olley portrait - Jeffrey Smart

Jeffrey Smart - portrait of Margret olley

Margaret Olley self portrait, 1948 - Portrait in the Mirror

Margaret Olley - Portrait in the mirror cropped

Portrait of Margaret Olley, 1948 by William Dobell.

Margaret Olley painted by Sir William Dobell in 1948 - he won his Archibald prize with this painting.