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Title

The quarry


Artist

Hans Heysen

Germany, Australia, France

08 Oct 1877 - 02 Jul 1968


About

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


Details


Date

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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

29


Wynne Prize

Winner - 1922


Artist information

Hans Heysen

Works in the collection

46


Shown in 10 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 9 publications

Bibliography


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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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