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An image of Spring sunshine by Lloyd Rees
Alternate image of Spring sunshine by Lloyd Rees

Lloyd Rees

(Australia 17 Mar 1895 – 02 Dec 1988)

Spring sunshine
Other titles:
Spring Sunshine
Place of origin
NorthwoodSydneyNew South WalesAustralia
Media category
Materials used
oil on canvas on paperboard

39.5 x 48.3 cm board; 53.0 x 61.6 x 4.0 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed l.r. corner, brown oil "LREES". Not dated.
Purchased 1938
Accession number
Not on display
Further information

This work was a finalist in the 1938 Wynne Prize and was acquired by the Gallery in 1938.

Bibliography (5)

Hendrik Kolenberg and Patricia James, Lloyd Rees: paintings, drawings and prints, ‘Paintings: and related drawings and prints’, pp 27-66, Sydney, 2013, 31 (colour illus.), 158. 6

Robert Lindsay, Aspects of Australian Art: Art Gallery of New South Wales travelling art exhibition 1976, 'Lloyd Rees', Sydney, 1976, n.pag. (illus.). 49

Ursula Prunster, Australian arcady: Landscape paintings from the Art Gallery of New South Wales collection, 'Catalogue', Sydney, 1983, n.pag.. 29

Society of Artists, Society of Artists Annual Exhibition, ‘Catalogue: room two oils’, Sydney, 1938, n.pag.. 167; priced 35 guineas

Roland Wakelin, Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly, 'The artistic development of Lloyd Rees', pp 490-492, Sydney, Oct 1969, 498, 499 (illus.). 'Lloyd Rees special number'

Exhibition history (6)

Society of Artists Annual Exhibition (1938), Education Department Gallery [Loftus Street], Sydney, 03 Sep 1938–30 Sep 1938

Archibald, Wynne and Sulman (1939), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 20 Jan 1940–20 Mar 1940

Lloyd Rees Retrospective (1969-70):

Aspects of Australian art: Art Gallery of New South Wales Travelling Art Exhibition 1976, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1976–1977

Australian arcady: landscape paintings from the collection of the the Art Galery of New South Wales:

Images of Sydney and Environs 1850-1950 (1985), New South Wales House, London, Mar 1985–May 1985