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Title

Hauling timber

1911


Artist

Hans Heysen

Germany, Australia, France

08 Oct 1877 - 02 Jul 1968


About

This painting won the Wynne Prize in 1911 and was acquired by the Gallery in 1911.


Details


Date

1911


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

102.0 x 135.0 cm stretcher; 132.5 x 166.1 x 9.1 cm frame :

0 - Whole; 99.8 x 133.2 cm; SIGHT DIMENSION


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.l. corner, brown oil "HANS HEYSEN/ 1911".


Credit

Purchased 1911


Location

Not on display


Accession number

857


Wynne Prize

Winner - 1911


Artist information

Hans Heysen

Works in the collection

46


Shown in 6 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 10 publications

Bibliography


Rebecca Andrews, Hans Heysen, 'Heroic gum trees', pg. 52-59, Adelaide, 2008, 52 (colour illus.), 133 (colour illus.).

Helen Campbell, Wynne centenary 1897-1997: a selection of past winners from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 1997. not paginated

George Galway, Fifty years of Australian art 1879-1929, New South Wales, 1929, 61 (illus.).

Lou Klepac, Parallel visions: works from the Australian collection, 'Hans Heysen / Elioth Gruner / Horace Trennery', pg. 32-47, Sydney, 2002, 32 (colour illus.), 33, 35 (colour illus., detail), 143, 147.

Barry Pearce, The Wynne prize: an Australian landscape tradition, 'Introduction', pg. 6-9, Sydney, 1986, 8 (illus.), 25.

Barry Pearce, The world of Antiques & Art, 'Exploring hidden treasures in Parallel Visions', pg. 124-126, Bondi Junction, Jul 2002-Dec 2002, 124 (colour illus.).

Ron Radford, Our country: Australian Federation landscape 1900-1914, 'The symbolic landscape', pg. 60-92, Adelaide, 2001, 70, 72, 74 (colour illus.), 173.

Royal Art Society of New South Wales, Royal Art Society of New South Wales 32nd annual exhibition (1911), Sydney, 1911. cat.no. 22; priced 200 guineas

Bernard Smith, 100 years of Australian painting, 'Foreword', pg. 2-4, Sydney, 1948, 6. cat.no. 19

Felicity Watkins, Carter's Homes, Antiques and Collectables, Sydney, Dec 1996-Jan 1997, 75.