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An image of Promised Land by Frank Hinder

Frank Hinder

(Australia 26 Jun 1906 – 31 Dec 1992)

Promised Land
Media category
Materials used
pencil, watercolour

24.0 x 23.3 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. corner, pencil "F.C. Hinder - 29".
Purchased 1980
Accession number
© Reproduced with permission
Not on display
Further information

This watercolour was one of a group done at the Summer School in Moriah, New York, in August 1929. Frank Hinder was influenced by the work of Nicholas Roerich, founder of the Roerich Institute, where Hinder was then studying. Roerich (1874-1947) was a Russian painter, theatre designer, scientist, archaeologist and philosopher, who worked in Russia until 1916, as well as in Finland, the USA, India and Central Asia. His works are intense in colour and pantheistic in vision.

from Renée Free, 'Frank and Margel Hinder', Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1980

Bibliography (4)

Nicolas Draffin, Three years on: a selection of acquisitions 1978-1981, 'Prints and Drawings - Australia, European and American', pg. 47-66, Sydney, 1981, 63 (colour illus.). 34

Renee Free, The art of Frank Hinder, 'Part 1: Early life and memories', pg. 15-51, Sydney, 2011, 8, 30, 31 (colour illus.), 32.

Renée Free, Frank and Margel Hinder 1930 - 1980, 'Frank Hinder: Introduction', pg. 9-14, Sydney, 1980, 16. 6

Martin Terry, Sydney moderns: art for a new world, 'Modern destinations', pg. 132-139, Sydney, 2013, 190 (colour illus.), 313, 322.

Exhibition history (1)

Frank and Margel Hinder 1930-1980, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 12 Jun 1980–13 Jul 1980