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National Centennial Exhibition of New Zealand Art Catalogue

Sydney Lough Thompson

Sydney Lough Thompson

Born at Oxford, Canterbury, in 1877, Sydney L. Thompson, O.B.E., received his art instruction from the late Van der Velden and at the School of Art, Christchurch. He went to Paris in 1901, working under Bouguereau, and in 1904 returned to New Zealand, where he was associated with the Christchurch School of Art till 1911. Then he went to Brittany, devoting himself to painting. He has exhibited at the Royal Academy and at the Paris Salon. He returned again to New Zealand in 1933.

298            PATIENT HORSES (oil)

Lent by the Auckland Art Gallery

299            STUDY OF HEAD IN SUNLIGHT (oil)