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Lloyd Rees

(Australia 17 Mar 1895 – 02 Dec 1988)

Evening on the Bathurst Hills
Other titles:
Evening on the Bathurst hills
Place of origin
BathurstNew South WalesAustralia
Media category
Materials used
oil on canvas on paperboard

45.0 x 50.7 cm board; 60.3 x 66.0 x 5.5 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed l.l. corner, black oil "L REES". Not dated.
Purchased 1952
Accession number
Not on display
Further information

This work was a finalist in the 1936 Wynne Prize and was acquired by the Gallery in 1952.

Bibliography (17)

Art Gallery of New South Wales, (Lloyd Rees), ‘List of works-oil paintings.’, Sydney, 1942, 7. 7

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Lloyd Rees Retrospective, ‘Catalogue: paintings’, pp 25-32, Sydney, 1969, 26. 13

Ian Burn, National life and landscape - Australian painting 1900-1940, 'An aesthetic of picture making', pp 109-115, Sydney, 1990, 112, 115 (colour illus.). plate no. 84

Betty Clarke, Lloyd Rees survey drawings and paintings 1918-1980, ‘Introduction’, pp 13-17, Melbourne, 1981, 14, 22 (illus.). 8

Renée Free, Lloyd Rees, ‘Part II: from Gerringong to Europe’, pp 51-77, Melbourne, 1972, 55 (colour illus.). O49; plate no. 7

Hendrik Kolenberg, Look, ‘Celebrating Lloyd Rees: a book and show on the Gallery’s collection of his work’, pg. 21-23, Sydney, Mar 2013, 22.

Hendrik Kolenberg, Lloyd Rees: paintings, drawings and prints, ‘Introduction’, pp 11-26, Sydney, 2013, 15, 36 (colour illus.), 159. 10

Robert Lindsay, Aspects of Australian Art: Art Gallery of New South Wales travelling art exhibition 1976, 'Lloyd Rees', Sydney, 1976, n.pag. (illus.). 50

Macquarie Galleries (Editor), Exhibition of paintings & drawings by LLoyd Rees, ‘Catalogue: oils’, Sydney, Oct 1936, n.pag.. 1

National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Purchases and Acquisitions for 1952, Sydney, 1953, 9. 31

Barry Pearce, A century of Australian landscape: mood and moment, ‘List of paintings’, pp 14-16, Sydney, 1983, 16, 74 (colour illus.). 52

Ursula Prunster, Australian arcady: Landscape paintings from the Art Gallery of New South Wales collection, ‘Introduction’; ‘Catalogue’, Sydney, 1983, n.pag. (illus.). 26

Lloyd Rees, The small treasures of a lifetime: some early memories of Australian art and artists, 'Colour plates', p 9, Sydney, 1969, 9, 52 (colour illus.).

R.H., Renaissance references in Australian Art, ‘Catalogue’; ‘Introduction: the ‘retaliation’ of thoughts removed’ by Naomi Class; ‘Lloyd Rees’, Melbourne, 1985, n.pag. (illus.). titled ‘Evening on the Bathurst hills’; 17

The Brett Whiteley Studio, Whiteley & Rees: More affinities, Sydney, 2005, (illus.). List of works

David Thomas, Deutscher and Hackett fine art auction: Melbourne 29 August 2012, 'Works from the Wesfarmers collection of Australian art part 1: lots 1-23’, pp 22-23, Melbourne, 2012, 22.

Roland Wakelin, Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly, 'The artistic development of Lloyd Rees', pp 490-492, Sydney, Oct 1969, 498 (illus.). 'Lloyd Rees special number'

Exhibition history (9)

Exhibition of paintings and drawings by Lloyd Rees (1936), Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, 14 Oct 1936 -

Archibald, Wynne and Sulman (1936), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 15 Jan 1937–15 Feb 1937

Lloyd Rees Retrospective (1969-70):

Aspects of Australian art: Art Gallery of New South Wales Travelling Art Exhibition 1976, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1976–1977

Australian arcady: landscape paintings from the collection of the the Art Galery of New South Wales:

A century of Australian landscape painting: mood and moment:

Renaissance References in Australian Art, University Gallery, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, 13 Aug 1985–20 Sep 1985

Australian icons: twenty artists from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Aug 2000–03 Dec 2000

Whiteley & Rees: more affinities (2006):