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An image of Red gums of the far north by Hans Heysen

Hans Heysen

(Germany, Australia, France 08 Oct 1877 – 02 Jul 1968)

Title
Red gums of the far north
Year
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
Accession number
122
Copyright
© C Heysen
Location
Not on display
Further information

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

Bibliography (12)

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, Terrey Hills, 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

Exhibition history (10)

The Wynne Art Prize Competition, 1931, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 30 Jan 1932 -

Golden Gate International Exposition:

Australian watercolours from the National Art Gallery collection 1836-1946, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 24 May 1946–Jun 1946

100 years of Australian painting (1948), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 Apr 1948–17 May 1948

A retrospective exhibition of Australian painting, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 25 Sep 1953–25 Oct 1953

One hundred years of Australian landscape painting: Art Gallery of New South Wales Travelling Art Exhibition 1968, Various, 1968–1969

Australian images: Prints, drawings and watercolours from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 Dec 1979–28 Jan 1980

The Wynne prize: an Australian landscape tradition (1987):

Parallel Visions: Twenty-two artists from the Australian collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 Feb 2002–May 2003

Hans Heysen Retrospective (2008-2010):