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Sunday Reed (born Lelda Sunday Baillieu) (15 October 1905 – 15 December 1981) was an Australian artist.wikipedia
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Heide Museum of Modern Art

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Along with her husband, Reed established what is now the Heide Museum of Modern Art.
The museum occupies the site of a former dairy farm owned by prominent arts benefactors John and Sunday Reed.

John Reed (art patron)

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She met solicitor John Reed at a tennis party in 1930.
John Harford Reed (10 December 1901 – 5 December 1981) was an Australian art editor and patron, notable for supporting and collecting of Australian art and culture with his wife Sunday Reed.

Joy Hester

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The Reeds took over care of and eventually adopted Joy Hester's son Sweeney after Hester was diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma in 1947. These artists were known as the Heide Circle and included Sidney Nolan, husband-and-wife couple Sam Atyeo and Moya Dyring, Albert Tucker and Joy Hester (who married in 1941), John Perceval, and Laurence Hope, among others.
Hester met Melbourne-based art patron Sunday Reed in 1939 at the Herald Exhibition, which brought British and French artworks to Australia for the first time.

Sidney Nolan

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These artists were known as the Heide Circle and included Sidney Nolan, husband-and-wife couple Sam Atyeo and Moya Dyring, Albert Tucker and Joy Hester (who married in 1941), John Perceval, and Laurence Hope, among others.
Nolan was a close friend of the arts patrons John and Sunday Reed, and is regarded as one of the leading figures of the so-called "Heide Circle" that also included Albert Tucker, Joy Hester, Arthur Boyd and John Perceval.

Albert Tucker (artist)

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These artists were known as the Heide Circle and included Sidney Nolan, husband-and-wife couple Sam Atyeo and Moya Dyring, Albert Tucker and Joy Hester (who married in 1941), John Perceval, and Laurence Hope, among others.
Albert Lee Tucker (29 December 1914 – 23 October 1999), was an Australian artist, and member of the Heide Circle, a group of modernist artists and writers that centred on the art patrons John and Sunday Reed, whose home, "Heide", located in Bulleen, near Heidelberg (outside Melbourne), was a haven for the group.

Heide Circle

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These artists were known as the Heide Circle and included Sidney Nolan, husband-and-wife couple Sam Atyeo and Moya Dyring, Albert Tucker and Joy Hester (who married in 1941), John Perceval, and Laurence Hope, among others.
Heide was purchased in 1934 by John and Sunday Reed, passionate supporters and collectors of Australian art and culture.

St Catherine's School, Toorak

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Reed finished her education at St Catherine's School, Toorak.

Laurence Hope (artist)

Laurence Hope
These artists were known as the Heide Circle and included Sidney Nolan, husband-and-wife couple Sam Atyeo and Moya Dyring, Albert Tucker and Joy Hester (who married in 1941), John Perceval, and Laurence Hope, among others.
On a hitchhiking trip with Barrett Reid in 1947 he was introduced to John and Sunday Reed who were to become lifelong supporters of his art.

Moya Dyring

Moya Dyring Studio
These artists were known as the Heide Circle and included Sidney Nolan, husband-and-wife couple Sam Atyeo and Moya Dyring, Albert Tucker and Joy Hester (who married in 1941), John Perceval, and Laurence Hope, among others.
Sunday Reed also studied at Bell's School at the time.

National Gallery of Australia

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She gave them to the National Gallery of Australia in 1977, resolving the dispute.
in 1977 Mollison persuaded Sunday Reed to donate Sidney Nolan's remarkable Ned Kelly series to the ANG.

Janine Burke

Art historian Janine Burke has suggested Nolan and Sunday Reed had a close collaborative relationship.
In 1995, Burke published Dear Sun: The Letters of Joy Hester and Sunday Reed, the correspondence between Hester and arts patron Sunday Reed.

The Trial (painting)

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According to Burke, Reed helped Nolan find his artistic voice and in the process developed from a studio assistant to painting sections of the works herself, in particular the red and white squares in The Trial.
Nolan painted the picture at Heide at Bulleen, Victoria, the home of John Reed and his wife, Sunday.

Melbourne

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Reed was born on 15 October 1905 in Melbourne, Australia, to Arthur Sydney Baillieu and Ethel Mary Baillieu.

William Baillieu

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She was a member of Melbourne's Baillieu family and the niece of William Baillieu, one of Australia's richest men.

Sorrento, Victoria

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They were married on 31 December 1926 at Sorrento, Victoria and traveled in France and England for two years.

Gonorrhea

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Reed was diagnosed with gonorrhoea in 1929.

St Paul's Cathedral, Melbourne

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They married on 13 January 1932 at St Paul's Cathedral, Melbourne.

George Bell (painter)

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In the 1930s, Reed studied art under George Bell in his Bourke Street Studio School in Melbourne.

Yarra River

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In 1934, the Reeds purchased a former dairy farm on the Yarra River at Heidelberg, Victoria, now Bulleen, which became known as "Heide".

Heidelberg, Victoria

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In 1934, the Reeds purchased a former dairy farm on the Yarra River at Heidelberg, Victoria, now Bulleen, which became known as "Heide".

Bulleen, Victoria

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In 1934, the Reeds purchased a former dairy farm on the Yarra River at Heidelberg, Victoria, now Bulleen, which became known as "Heide".

Alister Clark

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The Reeds also sought out nurseries specializing in old roses, and sourced plants from Alister Clark, who bred some of Australia's more popular roses.

CPA Australia

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The couple supported the Communist Party of Australia (CPA).

Hodgkin lymphoma

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The Reeds took over care of and eventually adopted Joy Hester's son Sweeney after Hester was diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma in 1947.

Ted Baillieu

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Reed was the aunt of Ted Baillieu, who in 2010 became Premier of Victoria.