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An image of Road to the Black Mountains by Russell Drysdale

Russell Drysdale

(England, Australia 07 Feb 1912 – 29 Jun 1981)

Road to the Black Mountains
(circa 1952)
Media category
Materials used
oil on canvas

51.0 x 61.0 cm stretcher; 64.5 x 74.6 x 6.5 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed l.r. corner [under frame], "Russell Drysdale". Not dated.
Gift of the Industrial Arts Society 1952
Accession number
© Russell Drysdale Estate
Not on display
Bibliography (4)

Helen Campbell, Australian art: in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Out of Sydney: city and hinterlands', pg. 185-186, Sydney, 2000, 200 (colour illus.), 300.

Anne Gray, Hendrik Kolenberg and Tim Bonyhady, Russell Drysdale, Perth, 1999, 19 (colour illus.), 21. 23

Lou Klepac, Russell Drysdale: the drawings, Roseville, 2012, 160 (colour illus.).

Humphrey McQueen, Art Monthly Australia, 'Positions vacant', pg. 21-23, Acton, Sep 2000, 22 (illus.). review of 'Australian icons' exhibition

Exhibition history (6)

Society of Artists Spring Exhibition (1952), Education Department Gallery [Loftus Street], Sydney, 29 Aug 1952–15 Sep 1952

Russell Drysdale: a retrospective exhibition of paintings from 1937 to 1960, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 05 Oct 1960–06 Nov 1960

Russell Drysdale (Adelaide 1964), John Martin's Auditorium, 04 Mar 1964–21 Mar 1964

Drysdale (1999), Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, University of Western Australia, Perth, 13 Aug 1999–26 Sep 1999

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

Russell Drysdale: the drawings, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, 17 Feb 2012–25 Mar 2012