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An image of Welsh mountains by Graham Sutherland

Graham Sutherland

(England 24 Aug 1903 – 17 Feb 1980)

Welsh mountains
Media category
Materials used
oil on canvas

56.0 x 91.6 cm stretcher; 78.5 x 114.1 x 6.5 cm frame

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Purchased 1955
Accession number
© Reproduced with permission of the Artist's Estate
Not on display
Provenance (2)

R D S May, 1938?-1954?, United Kingdom

Gimpel Fils, 1955, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from Gimpel Fils Gallery 1955

Bibliography (16)

Ronald Alley, Graham Sutherland, 'Paintings and Drawings 1937-43', p78-91, London, 1982, 80 (illus.). 59

Arts Council of Great Britain, Three young collectors, London, 1952. 29, coll. R.D.S. May

Douglas Cooper, The Work of Graham Sutherland, London, 1961, 70 (illus.). plate no. 10b

René Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales Handbook, 'European', pg. 36-56, Sydney, 1988, 55.

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 194 (illus.).

Gimpel Fils, Collector's choice, London, 1953. 61, as 'Landscape'

Martin Hammer, Bacon and Sutherland: patterns of affinity in British culture of the 1940s, New Haven, 2005, (illus.).

John Hayes, The Art of Graham Sutherland, London, 1980, 62 (illus.). plate no. 21

European Masters, The Adelaide Festival of Arts 1960: Souvenir catalogue of special exhibitions at the National Gallery of South Australia, Paintings, Adelaide, 1960. cat. no. 9

Patrick McCaughey, Australian Art Review, 'Russell Drysdale 1912-1981', pg. 114 - 117., Rozelle, 1982, 116 (illus.).

Rosenberg & Helft, Recent Works of Graham Sutherland, London, 1938. 14, as 'Landscape' 1938

Kathie Sutherland, Brett Whiteley: A sensual lilne 1957-67, Victoria, 2010, 19.

Peter Tomory and Anne Kirker, British painting 1800-1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 166. 2123

Gavin Wilson, The artists of Hill End, Sydney, 1995, 23 (colour illus.), 118. plate no. 7

Editor Unknown (Editor), Art Gallery of New South Wales picturebook, Sydney, 1972, 52 (colour illus.).

Editor Unknown (Editor), Art Gallery of New South Wales picturebook, Sydney, 1972, (colour illus.).

Exhibition history (9)

Recent Works of Graham Sutherland, Rosenberg & Helft, London, 20 Sep 1938–08 Oct 1938

British Painting, 1925-50, First Anthology:

Three young collectors, Arts Council Gallery, London, London, 26 Nov 1952–09 Dec 1952

Fifty years of English art: R.D.S. May's collection, 1935-1953, The Leicester Galleries, London, 07 May 1953–30 May 1953

Collector's choice, Gimpel Fils, London, Jul 1953–Aug 1953

Purchases and Acquisitions for 1956, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 15 Mar 1957–31 Mar 1957

Paintings by European masters: Adelaide Festival of Arts 1960, National Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, 12 Mar 1960–26 Mar 1960

18 British Paintings from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Newcastle Region Art Gallery, Newcastle, Jun 1965–Jul 1965

Graham Sutherland, Tate Britain, England, 19 May 1982–04 Jul 1982