• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE3772

Sutherland, Jane

(1853 – 1928)
  • Born 26 December, 1853, New York United States
  • Died 25 July, 1928, Kew Melbourne Victoria Australia
  • Occupation Artist, Teacher


Jane Sutherland arrived in Sydney with her family in 1864. She studied at the National Gallery School of Design, and held a number of exhibitions from 1878. Sutherland was a leader in the movement away from the nineteenth-century tradition of studio art, and toward the plein-air style, sketching directly from nature.

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Archival resources

  • Public Record Office Victoria, Victorian Archives Centre
    • Women's Suffrage Petition 1891

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