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Summer morning



Elioth Gruner

New Zealand, Australia

16 Dec 1882 - 17 Oct 1939


Other Titles

Morning Light [Art & Australia, November 1939]

A summer morning [1948]

Sunny pastures [possibly]

Place where the work was made

Emu Plains Sydney New South Wales Australia



Media category


Materials used

oil on canvas


30.8 x 40.6 cm stretcher; 46.5 x 56.5 x 4.9 cm frame :

0 - Whole; 29 x 39.3 cm; SIGHT DIMENSION

Signature & date

Signed and dated l.l. corner, brown oil "E. GRÜNeR/ 1916".


Gift of Howard Hinton 1939


Not on display

Accession number


Artist information

Elioth Gruner

Works in the collection



Where the work was made
Emu Plains

Shown in 10 exhibitions

Exhibition history

Referenced in 15 publications


Judy Jones, The Arms Chronicle, 'Elioth Gruner and the Innes family of Emu Plains', pg. 5-6, Penrith, Sep 2013, 6. part 2

Lou Klepac, Parallel visions: works from the Australian collection, 'Hans Heysen / Elioth Gruner / Horace Trennery', pg. 32-47, Sydney, 2002, 40 (colour illus.), 143, 147.

Lionel Lindsay, Howard Hinton memorial exhibition, 'Howard Hinton, OBE', pg. 2-3, Sydney, 1948, 18. 120; titled 'A summer morning'

Robert Lindsay., Aspects of Australian Art: Art Gallery of New South Wales travelling art exhibition 1976, 'Elioth Gruner', Sydney, 1976, (colour illus.). 21; not paginated

National Gallery of Victoria [Swanston Street], Elioth Gruner memorial loan exhibition, Melbourne, 1940. 173

Sam Neill, Celebrity choice: Sam Neill, Sydney, 1987. no catalogue number

Alicia Parlby, Look, 'Gruner lives! Old works a hit with young viewers', pg. 12, Sydney, Dec 2003-Jan 2004, 12 (colour illus.).

Barry Pearce, Elioth Gruner 1882-1939, Sydney, 1983. 13

Roslyn Russell (Editor), Museum National, 'Parallel Visions at the Art Gallery of New South Wales', pg. 8, Fitzroy, May 2002, 8 (colour illus.).

William Splatt and Barbara Burton, A treasury of Australian painting, Australia, 1976, 42 (colour illus.).

William Splatt and Susan Bruce, 100 masterpieces of Australian landscape painting, Melbourne, 1986, 160, 161 (colour illus.). plate no. 77

William Splatt and Dugald McLellan, Classic Australian Paintings, Victoria, 1986, (colour illus.).

Trustees of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales, One hundred years of Australian art, Sydney, circa 1945. 33

Kenneth Wilkinson (Editor), Art in Australia [series 3, no. 77], Sydney, Nov 1939, 36 (illus.). titled 'Morning Light'

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Sydney morning herald, 'Summer morning', pg. 13, Sydney, 25 Nov 1939, 13 (illus.).