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An image of Aldbourne landscape by Derwent Lees

Derwent Lees

(Australia, England 23 Nov 1885 – 28 Mar 1931)

Aldbourne landscape
Media category
Materials used
oil on panel

32.5 x 40.6 cm board; 47.0 x 55.0 x 3.8 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l., blue paint "Lees 13".
Watson Bequest Fund 1946
Accession number
Not on display
Provenance (1)

Arthur Tooth & Sons Ltd, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from Arthur Tooth & Sons 1946

Bibliography (5)

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 108 (illus.).

Anne Kirker and Peter Tomory, British painting 1800-1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 122. 1313

Henry Lew, In Search of Derwent Lees, 1996, 54.

David Thomas, Derwent Lees - The Forgotten Australian, Victoria, 1997, 2. 19

Editor Unknown (Editor), Adelaide Festival of Arts 1966: Special exhibitions at the National Gallery of South Australia, 'British Painting 1900-1950', Adelaide, 1966. 13

Exhibition history (3)

Contemporary Art Society mixed exhibition, The Redfern Gallery, London, Feb 1946–Feb 1946

British Painting 1900-1950: Adelaide Festival of Arts 1966, National Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, Mar 1966–Mar 1966

Derwent Lees: The Forgotten Australian: