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An image of View towards the city by Lloyd Rees

Lloyd Rees

(Australia 17 Mar 1895 – 02 Dec 1988)

View towards the city
Media category
Materials used
carbon pencil, black ball-point pen, watercolour on paper

39.5 x 57.5 cm sheet (irreg.)

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Gift of Alan & Jancis Rees, the artist's son and daughter-in-law 2012. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession number
© A&J Rees. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney
Not on display
Further information

Rees is indisputably one of the most important Australian landscape artists of the twentieth century and the Art Gallery of New South Wales has the finest collection of his work, principally drawings from the artist's estate, the majority of which have come as gifts from Alan & Jancis Rees following the centenary retrospective exhibition:' Lloyd Rees drawings' (1995).

Bibliography (1)

Hendrik Kolenberg, Look, ‘Celebrating Lloyd Rees: a book and show on the Gallery’s collection of his work’, pg. 21-23, Newtown, Mar 2013, 22 (colour illus.), 23.