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An image of The quarry by Hans Heysen

Hans Heysen

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

Title
The quarry
Year
1922
Media category
Watercolour
Materials used
pencil, watercolour on paper
Dimensions

51.0 x 66.7 cm sheet; 79.0 x 92.5 x 3.5 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l., brush and brown watercolour "HANS HEYSEN/ 1922".
Credit
Purchased 1922
Accession number
29
Copyright
© C Heysen
Location
Not on display
Further information

This painting won the Wynne Prize in 1922 and was acquired by the Gallery in 1922.

Bibliography (9)

Lou Klepac, Parallel visions: works from the Australian collection, 'Hans Heysen / Elioth Gruner / Horace Trenerry', pg. 32-47, Sydney, 2002, 34 (colour illus.), 143, 147.

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

Henrik Kolenberg, Australian watercolours 1880s to 1990s, `Introduction: Painting in watercolour', pg. 8-16, Sydney, 1995, 16, 41 (colour illus.), 117-118. plate no. 30

Hendrik Kolenberg, Twentieth century Australian watercolours from the collection, Sydney, 1989. cat.no. 28

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

Ursula Prunster and Edmund Capon, J.J. Hilder and contemporaries, Sydney, 1981, illus.. cat.no. 31

Elwyn Lynn, The Australian landscape and its artists, Rushcutters Bay, 1977, 81 (colour illus.).

Elioth Gruner (Organiser), Catalogue of an exhibition of the works of Australian artists, Sydney, 1923. not paginated, cat.no. 135, Room VIII (Water Colours)

Elioth Gruner (Organiser), The exhibition of Australian art to be held at the galleries of the Royal Academy London, 1923, Sydney, 1923. not paginated, cat.no. 53

Exhibition history (10)

Society of Artists Annual Exhibition (1922), Education Department Gallery [Loftus Street], Sydney, 08 Sep 1922–26 Sep 1922

Exhibition of Australian art (1923), Education Department Gallery [Loftus Street], Sydney, Jun 1923 -

Exhibition of Australian Art (1923), Burlington House, 06 Oct 1923–03 Nov 1923

Loan exhibition of the works of Hans Heysen (1935), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 28 Mar 1935–26 May 1935

Hans Heysen retrospective exhibition 1901-1965 (1966), Adelaide Festival of Arts, Adelaide, 09 Mar 1966–30 Mar 1966

J.J. Hilder and Contemporaries:

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

Twentieth century Australian watercolours from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 05 Apr 1989–25 Jun 1989

Australian watercolours 1880s to 1990s:

Hans Heysen Retrospective (2008-2010):