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An image of Hauling timber by Hans Heysen

Hans Heysen

(Germany, Australia, France 08 Oct 1877 – 02 Jul 1968)

Title
Hauling timber
Year
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
Accession number
857
Copyright
© C Heysen
Location
19th c Australian art
Further information

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

Bibliography (10)

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

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

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.

Exhibition history (6)

Thirty-second Annual Exhibition of the Royal Art Society of New South Wales (1911), Vickery's Galleries, Sydney, Aug 1911 -

100 years of Australian painting (1948), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 Apr 1948–17 May 1948

The Wynne prize: an Australian landscape tradition (1987):

Our country: Federation landscapes 1900-1914, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, 14 Sep 2001–18 Nov 2001

Parallel Visions: Twenty-two artists from the Australian collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 Feb 2002–May 2003

Hans Heysen Retrospective (2008-2010):