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An image of Sketchbook no. 2: Singapore, France, Italy, United Kingdom 1953 by Lloyd Rees An image of Sketchbook no. 2: Singapore, France, Italy, United Kingdom 1953 by Lloyd Rees An image of Sketchbook no. 2: Singapore, France, Italy, United Kingdom 1953 by Lloyd Rees An image of Sketchbook no. 2: Singapore, France, Italy, United Kingdom 1953 by Lloyd Rees An image of Sketchbook no. 2: Singapore, France, Italy, United Kingdom 1953 by Lloyd Rees An image of Sketchbook no. 2: Singapore, France, Italy, United Kingdom 1953 by Lloyd Rees An image of Sketchbook no. 2: Singapore, France, Italy, United Kingdom 1953 by Lloyd Rees An image of Sketchbook no. 2: Singapore, France, Italy, United Kingdom 1953 by Lloyd Rees An image of Sketchbook no. 2: Singapore, France, Italy, United Kingdom 1953 by Lloyd Rees An image of Sketchbook no. 2: Singapore, France, Italy, United Kingdom 1953 by Lloyd Rees An image of Sketchbook no. 2: Singapore, France, Italy, United Kingdom 1953 by Lloyd Rees An image 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Lloyd Rees

(Australia 17 Mar 1895 – 02 Dec 1988)

Title
Sketchbook no. 2: Singapore, France, Italy, United Kingdom 1953
Other titles:
Europe (sketchbook)
Sketchbook no. 2: Europe 1953
Place of origin
Singapore
France
Italy
Scotland
England
Year
1953
Media categories
Sketchbook, Drawing
Materials used
bound sketchbook: 84 leaves, 83 drawings, mixed media
Dimensions

10.1 x 15.8 cm leaf; 10.8 x 16.5 cm closed book

Signature & date
Not signed. Dated l.l. on part c [page 5], pencil "... 2.1.53". Dated l.l. on part e [page 9], pencil "... 2.1.53". Dated l.l. on part i [page 17], pencil "... 18.1.53". Dated l.l. on part r [page 35], pencil "... 10.2.53". Dated l.l. on part v [page 43], pencil " ... 21.2.53".
Credit
Gift of Alan and Jan Rees 1995
Accession number
162.1995.a-ffff
Copyright
© A&J Rees. Licensed by VISCOPY, Sydney.
Location
Not on display
Further information

This is Lloyd Rees' first European sketchbook. It begins with a number of drawings in Singapore (en route to Europe by ship), the remainder are of France, Italy and Britain. It also has nine pages of written observations of paintings in public galleries and of the Folies Bergères, Paris.

Hendrik Kolenberg, 'Lloyd Rees in Europe', Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2002

Bibliography (3)

Anne Gray and John Gage, Constable: impressions of land, sea and sky, Canberra, 2006, 338 (colour illus.). cat.no. A39; pg. 79 from sketchbook: 'Willy Lott's cottage'

Hendrik Kolenberg, Lloyd Rees in Europe, 'Introduction', pg. 9-17, Sydney, 2002, 21 (colour illus., page no. 17), 22 (colour illus., page no. 13), 23 (colour illus., page no. 29), 24 (colour illus., page no. 2), 25 (colour illus., page no. 61), 26 (colour illus., page no. 133), 27 (colour illus., page no. 103), 28 (colour illus., page no. 141 & page no. 95), 29, 30 (colour illus., page no. 119), 31 (colour illus., page no. 123), 32, 33 (colour illus., page no. 135 & page no. 145), 34 (colour illus., page no. 139), 35 (colour illus., page no. 117), 36, 37 (colour illus., page no. 127 & page no. 131), 142, 143 (colour illus., front cover of book).

Jill Sykes, Look, 'Lloyd Rees in Europe: a great artist sketching for the future', pg. 16-19, South Yarra, Feb 2002, 18 (colour illus., page 139).

Exhibition history (3)

Lloyd Rees Drawings (1995-96):

Lloyd Rees in Europe (2002-04):

Constable: Impressions of land, sea and sky, National Gallery of Australia, Parkes, 03 Mar 2006–12 Jun 2006