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Shearing the Rams mural unveiled in region where Tom Roberts painted it 130 years ago – ABC News

Australian artist Tom Roberts painted Shearing the Rams in 1890, now 130 years later a mural is introducing an old masterpiece to a new generation.

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It is not every day an artist is asked to create a mural from one of the most famous paintings in Australian history in this case, Shearing the Rams by Tom Roberts.
Key points:

  • The Shearing the Rams mural by Tracy Hancock is located behind the Corowa Federation Museum
  • Tom Roberts painted the original in 1890 at Brocklesby Station, owned by the Anderson family
  • The original painting is in the National Gallery of Victoria in Melbourne

But Tracy Hancock was up fo…

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