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Hector Gilliland

(Australia 30 Dec 1911 – 20 Apr 2002)

House backs, Rozelle
Media category
Materials used
charcoal, watercolour on ivory laid paper

37.5 x 55.3 cm image; 39.4 x 57.3 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l.corner, pencil "GILLILAND `56 ...".
Marshall Bequest Fund 1956
Accession number
Not on display
Further information

This work was a finalist in the 1956 Wynne Prize and was acquired by the Gallery in 1956.

Bibliography (5)

Jean Campbell, Australian watercolour painters: 1780 to the present day, 'The 1950s and 1960s: Sydney and the abstract painters', pg. 198-213, Roseville, 1989, 203 (colour illus.).

Bruce James, Hendrik Kolenberg and Robyn Martin-Weber, Hector Gilliland, Roseville, 2000, 73 (colour illus.), 167.

Hendrik Kolenberg, The Australian Watercolour Institute, 'Foreword', pg. 7, Willoughby, 2006, 7.

Hendrik Kolenberg, Australian watercolours 1880s to 1990s, 'Introduction: Painting in watercolour', pg. 8-16, Sydney, 1995, 13, 16, 78 (colour illus.), 79 (colour illus.), 122. 70. The colour illustration on page 79 is a detail of the image.

Hendrik Kolenberg, Twentieth century Australian watercolours from the collection, Sydney, 1989. 20

Exhibition history (1)

Australian watercolours 1880s to 1990s:

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