oil on canvas
49.5 x 60.5 cm stretcher; 64.0 x 75.4 x 6.5 cm frame
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. corner, brown oil "L REES 38".
Shown in 10 exhibitions
Twentieth annual exhibition of the Contemporary Group (1945), Blaxland Gallery, Sydney, Jul 1945 -
Contemporary Australian painting from the National collection, Exhibition Venue Unknown, 1946–1950
Sydney Harbour 1794-1979, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, 03 Aug 1979–26 Aug 1979
Images of Sydney and Environs 1850-1950 (1985), New South Wales House, London, Mar 1985–May 1985
Big Blue - the painted harbour (1997), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 21 Jun 1997–29 Mar 1998
The well built Australian: Micheal Goldberg, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Jul 1999–08 Aug 1999
Australian icons: twenty artists from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Aug 2000–03 Dec 2000
Affinities: Brett Whiteley & Lloyd Rees (2001), The Brett Whiteley Studio, Surry Hills, 10 Feb 2001–08 Jul 2001
Whiteley & Rees: more affinities (2006):
Harbourlife: Sydney Harbour from the 1940s to recent times:
Referenced in 9 publications
Renée Free, Lloyd Rees, ‘Catalogue’, pp 109-125, Melbourne, 1972, 112 (illus.). cat.no. O98
Lou Klepac, Affinities: Brett Whiteley & Lloyd Rees, 'Introduction', pp 2-4, Sydney, 2001, 7.
Hendrik Kolenberg and Patricia James, Lloyd Rees: paintings, drawings and prints, ‘Paintings: and related drawings and prints’, pp 27-66, Sydney, 2013, 33 (colour illus.),159. cat.no. 8
Sandra McGrath, Sydney Harbour Paintings from 1794, Milton, 1979, 60 (colour illus.).
Hal Missingham, Contemporary Australian painting from the National Collection, Sydney, circa 1946, 7. cat.no. 5
The Brett Whiteley Studio (Editor), Big blue: the painted harbour (list of works), Sydney, 1997.
The Brett Whiteley Studio, Whiteley & Rees: More affinities, Sydney, 2005, (illus.). List of works
Roland Wakelin, Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly, 'The artistic development of Lloyd Rees', pp 490-492, Sydney, Oct 1969, 500 (illus.). 'Lloyd Rees special number'
Gavin Wilson, Harbourlife, 'Harbourlife', pp 7-32, Sydney, 2007, 56, 14-15 (colour illus.).