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Title

Red gums of the far north


Artist

Hans Heysen

Germany, Australia, France

08 Oct 1877 - 02 Jul 1968


About

This painting won the Wynne Prize in 1931 and was acquired by the Gallery in 1931.


Details


Date

1931


Media category

Watercolour


Materials used

watercolour on paper


Dimensions

47.6 x 63.4 cm sight; 79.5 x 94.7 x 4.2 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.l. corner, dark brown watercolour "Hans Heysen 1931".


Credit

Purchased 1931


Location

Not on display


Accession number

122


Wynne Prize

Winner - 1931


Artist information

Hans Heysen

Works in the collection

46


Shown in 10 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 12 publications

Bibliography


Rebecca Andrews, Hans Heysen, 'Critical reception: 'A new note in Australian scenery'', pg. 108-111, Adelaide, 2008, 110, 111 (colour illus.), 135 (colour illus.).

Helen Campbell, Wynne centenary 1897-1997: a selection of past winners from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 1997.

Edmund Capon (Director), Barry Pearce (Curator) and Dinah Dysart (Curator), The Wynne prize: an Australian landscape tradition, Sydney, 1986, 25.

Matthew Cawood, The Flinders Ranges, 'Hans Heysen', pg. 44-45, Sydney, 2000, 44 (colour illus.).

Joan Chambers, Art of the land, Brookvale, 2002, 24 (colour illus.). Children's activities book

Dennis Colsey and Hal Missingham, One hundred years of Australian landscape painting: Art Gallery of New South Wales Travelling Art Exhibition 1968, Sydney, 1968, 11 (illus.). cat.no. 9

Jane de Teliga, Australian images: Prints, drawings and watercolours from the collection, Sydney, 1979, 6.

Lionel Lindsay, 150 years of Australian art, Sydney, 1938. cat.no. 360

Hal Missingham, A retrospective exhibition of Australian painting, Sydney, 1953. cat.no. 15

Bernard Smith, 100 years of Australian painting, 'Foreword', pg. 2-4, Sydney, 1948, 14. watercolours cat.no. 13

William Splatt and Barbara Burton, 100 masterpieces of Australian painting, Adelaide, 1973, 136, 137 (colour illus.). plate no. 65

Trustees of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Australian watercolours from the National Art Gallery collection 1836 to 1946, Sydney, 1946, 10. cat.no. 28