(Australia 17 Mar 1895 – 02 Dec 1988)
19.4 x 27.2 cm leaf; 19.9 x 27.5 cm book closed; 20.0 x 56.7 cm book open
This is Lloyd Rees' earliest extant sketchbook. The book was a gift from Wal Taylor, bookbinder and work-mate at the Queensland Government Printing Office, Brisbane, where Rees worked 1913-15. It has numerous studies of early Brisbane landmarks - churches, bridges and various public buildings.
Hendrik Kolenberg, 'Lloyd Rees in Europe', Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2002
Hendrik Kolenberg, Lloyd Rees in Europe, 'Introduction', pg. 9-17, Sydney, 2002, 142.
Lloyd Rees: works from the South Coast, Shoalhaven City Arts Centre, Nowra, 26 Oct 2013–14 Dec 2013