Gayfield Gerrad Shaw (1885-1961)
Born in South Australia in 1835, Gerrard Gayfield Shaw was a gallery director, painter and etcher. He studied at the Adelaid School of Design under J.S. Watkins. He was also a commercial gallery director, and one of the most prominent members of the Sydney art scene during the early boom period in Australian visual art following the end of the First World War. He was also a skilled printmaker who took a leading role in establishing the nation's first etching society.