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Ray Crooke

 (born 1922)
Ray Austin Crooke is active/lives in Australia, Fiji.  Ray Crooke is known for portrait, oceanscapes, islander figure painting.

Biography   Ray Crooke


Ray Crooke (born 1922), is an Australian artist born in Melbourne. He won the Archibald Prize* in 1969 with a portrait of George Johnston.

His painting The Offering (1971) is in the Vatican Museum collection. Many of his works are in Australian galleries. He is known for serene views of Islander people and ocean landscapes, many of which are based on the art of Gauguin.

He spent time in Townsville, Cape York and other parts of northern Australia during the Second World War. Returning from the Second World War, he enrolled in Art School at Swinburne University of Technology and later travelled to New Guinea, Tahiti and Fiji. While a portrait of his won the Archibald Prize in 1969, he is not known usually for portrait pa   ...  Displaying 750 of 1259 characters.

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