Skip to content


Hardy Wilson

(Australia 1881 – 1955)

Sunlit hydrangeas
Media category
Materials used

30.2 x 25.7 ; 61.3 x 53. 7 x 2.2 frame

Signature & date
Signed l.l. "HARDY WILSON". Not dated.
Purchased 1920
Accession number
Not on display
Bibliography (6)

Australian Exhibition Commission, Catalogue: British Empire Exhibition (Wembley) 1924, 1924, 98. no catalogue nubmers; Lent by the Trustees of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales

Jean Campbell, Australian watercolour painters: 1780 to the present day, 'The boom of the 1920s', pg. 118-129, Roseville, 1989, 129 (colour illus.).

Zeny Edwards, William Hardy Wilson: artist, architect, orientalist, visionary, Sydney, 2001, 234.

Elioth Gruner (Organiser), Catalogue of an exhibition of the works of Australian artists, Sydney, 1923. 146, Room VIII (Water Colours); not paginated

Elioth Gruner (Organiser), The exhibition of Australian art to be held at the galleries of the Royal Academy London, 1923, Sydney, 1923. 175; not paginated

Lionel Lindsay, 150 years of Australian art, Sydney, 1938. 349 [Gallery No. 4]; not paginated

Exhibition history (4)

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

British Empire Exhibition (1924), Empire Stadium, Wembley, 23 Apr 1924–Oct 1925

Retrospective exhibition of the works of Hardy Wilson (1981), S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, Jan 1981–Feb 1981