Skip to content


An image of Mine tunnel by Margo Lewers

Margo Lewers

(Australia 23 Apr 1908 – 20 Feb 1978)

Mine tunnel
Media category
Materials used
oil on hardboard

91.5 x 137.2 cm

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r., oil "Margo Lewers 56".
Purchased 1956
Accession number
© Estate of the artist
Not on display
Bibliography (7)

Kym Bonython, Ross K Luck, Laurie Thomas and Elwyn Lynn, Modern Australian painting, 1950/1975, Adelaide, 1980, 32 (colour illus.).

National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Purchases and Acquisitions for 1956 National Art Gallery of N.S.W., Sydney, 1956, 8. 10

Laurie Thomas, Modern Australian painting and sculpture: a survey of Australian art from 1950-1960, 'Introduction', pg. 1-10, Adelaide, 1960, 66 (illus.).

Clive Turnbull, Jean Campbell and Daniel Thomas, Australian painting: colonial, impressionist, contemporary, Adelaide, 1962, 44, 91 (illus.) [note this illustration has been reproduced upside-down]. 141

The Adelaide Festival of Arts 1962: Special exhibitions at the National Gallery of South Australia, 'Australian Paining: Colonial, Impressionist, Contemporary', Adelaide, 1962. not paginated, 149

Editor Unknown (Editor), Daily telegraph and daily news, Sydney, 12 Sep 1956.

Gerald and Margo Lewers (1956), Sydney, 1956. 31

Exhibition history (3)

Gerald and Margo Lewers, David Jones' Art Gallery, Sydney, Sydney, circa 07 Sep 1956–circa 21 Sep 1956

Orban studio: 20th anniversary exhibition of paintings by past and present students (1961), Vickery's Galleries, Sydney, 26 Oct 1961–02 Nov 1961

Australian Painting: Colonial, Impressionist, Contemporary (1962-63):

Art Set
Add this work to your own Art Set.