Meldrum, Max

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Meldrum, Max Gender: M
Duncan Max Meldrum
born on 3 December 1875 at 04:30 (= 04:30 AM )
Place Edinburgh, Scotland, 55n57, 3w13
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gerard
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 10°39' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 07°25 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 00°19'


Australian painter known as the founder of Australian Tonalism, a representational style of painting, as well as his portrait work, for which he won the Archibald Prize in 1939 and 1940.

He ran the Meldrum School of painting in Melbourne between 1916 and 1926, and in 1916-17 he was elected president of the Victorian Artists' Society.

He died on 6 June 1955, aged 79.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield requested the data from Caroline Gerard who quotes birth certificate, June 2015: "Born 4.30 and I’m fairly sure it was am."


  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist (Painter)
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (Art teacher)
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator (Founder of Australian Tonalism)