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Title

The Three Sisters, Aroona

1940


Artist

Hans Heysen

Germany, Australia, France

08 Oct 1877 - 02 Jul 1968


Details


Date

1940


Media category

Drawing


Materials used

charcoal and wash, blue and yellow watercolour, sanguine on ivory laid paper


Dimensions

40.7 x 63.2 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.l., "HANS HEYSEN 1940".


Credit

Purchased 1943


Location

Not on display


Accession number

7368


Artist information

Hans Heysen

Works in the collection

46


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 6 publications

Bibliography


Art Gallery of New South Wales, (Hans Heysen Drawings), Sydney, 1943. cat.no. 1; Entry as "ink wash over charcoal 24x15, 1940"

Lou Klepac, Parallel visions: works from the Australian collection, 'Hans Heysen / Elioth Gruner / Horace Trenerry', pg. 32-47, Sydney, 2002, 36 (colour illus.), 143, 147.

Hendrik Kolenberg, Australian drawings from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 1997, 36, 37 (colour illus.). cat.no. 22

Barry Pearce, Australian art: in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Earth, sky and paint', pg. 149-150, Sydney, 2000, 154 (colour illus.), 300.

Jill Skyes, Look, 'Heysen celebrates austerity landscapes', pg. 19, Sydney, May 2009, 19 (colour illus.).

Bernard William Smith, Untitled. Manuscript catalogue of the collection. Entry as "charcoal and wash".