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Title

Road with rocks

(1949)


Artist

Russell Drysdale

England, Australia

07 Feb 1912 - 29 Jun 1981


About

This work was a finalist in the 1949 Wynne Prize and was acquired by the Gallery in 1949.


Details


Place where the work was made

Australia


Date

(1949)


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

66.6 x 102.0 cm stretcher; 80.2 x 115.8 x 5.2 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed l.r. corner, brown oil "Russell Drysdale". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1949


Location

Not on display


Accession number

8323


Wynne Prize

- 1949


Artist information

Russell Drysdale

Works in the collection

37


Place

Where the work was made
Australia

Shown in 9 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 9 publications

Bibliography


Herbert Badham, A gallery of Australian art, 'Introduction', pg. v-vii., Sydney, 1954, xii, (illus.). plate no. 36

Christopher Heathcote, Russell Drysdale: defining the modern Australian landscape, 'Defining the modern Australian landscape', pg. 9-32, Kent Town, 2013, 22 (colour illus.), 23, 64-65 (colour illus.), 85.

Robert Lindsay., Aspects of Australian Art: Art Gallery of New South Wales travelling art exhibition 1976, 'Russell Drysdale', Sydney, 1976, (illus.). cat.no. 54; not paginated

Patrick McCaughey, Australian Art Review, 'Russell Drysdale 1912-1981', pg. 114 - 117., Rozelle, 1982, 115 (colour illus.).

Hal Missingham, Contemporary Australian painting, 'Introduction', pg. 5-6, Auckland, 1957, 10, inside back cover (illus.). cat.no. 15

Barry Pearce and Patrick McCaughey, Twentieth century Australian masterworks from the Art Gallery of New South Wales and the Fred Williams Pilbara Series, Tokyo, 1985, 36 (colour illus.). cat.no. 19

Judith White, Look, 'Looking back at the AGNSW… when there was only one curator: Daniel Thomas in conversation with Steven Miller' edited, pg. 31-34, Sydney, Dec 2009-Jan 2010, 34 (colour illus.).

Gavin Wilson, The artists of Hill End, Sydney, 1995, 11 (colour illus.). cat.no: 2

Editor Unknown (Editor), Time, 'Home sweet homeland', New York, 10 Oct 1960, (colour illus.).