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

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.

Exhibition history (1)

Australian watercolours 1880s to 1990s:

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