- Media category
- Materials used
- watercolour on paper
- 47.6 x 63.4 cm sight; 79.5 x 94.7 x 4.2 cm frame
- Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l. corner, dark brown watercolour "Hans Heysen 1931".
- Purchased 1931
- Not on display
- Accession number
- © C Heysen
- Wynne Prize
- Winner - 1931
- Artist information
Works in the collection
This painting won the Wynne Prize in 1931 and was acquired by the Gallery in 1931.
Shown in 10 exhibitions
The Wynne Art Prize Competition, 1931, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 30 Jan 1932 -
Golden Gate International Exposition:
Australian watercolours from the National Art Gallery collection 1836-1946, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 24 May 1946–Jun 1946
100 years of Australian painting (1948), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 Apr 1948–17 May 1948
A retrospective exhibition of Australian painting, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 25 Sep 1953–25 Oct 1953
Australian images: Prints, drawings and watercolours from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 Dec 1979–28 Jan 1980
The Wynne prize: an Australian landscape tradition (1987):
- S.H. Ervin Gallery, The Rocks 19 Dec 1986–01 Feb 1987
- Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery, Booragul 06 Mar 1987–29 Mar 1987
- Orange Regional Gallery, Orange 10 Apr 1987–17 May 1987
- Griffith Regional Art Gallery 03 Jun 1987–20 Jun 1987
- Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, Australia 01 Jul 1987–26 Jul 1987
- Albury Regional Gallery, Albury 07 Aug 1987–06 Sep 1987
- Broken Hill City Art Gallery, Broken Hill 18 Sep 1987–26 Oct 1987
- Tamworth City Gallery, Tamworth 05 Nov 1987–13 Dec 1987
Parallel Visions: Twenty-two artists from the Australian collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 Feb 2002–May 2003
Hans Heysen Retrospective (2008-2010):
Referenced in 12 publications
Rebecca Andrews, Hans Heysen, 'Critical reception: 'A new note in Australian scenery'', pg. 108-111, Adelaide, 2008, 110, 111 (colour illus.), 135 (colour illus.).
Helen Campbell, Wynne centenary 1897-1997: a selection of past winners from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 1997.
Edmund Capon AM, OBE (Director), Barry Pearce (Curator) and Dinah Dysart (Curator), The Wynne prize: an Australian landscape tradition, Sydney, 1986, 25.
Matthew Cawood, The Flinders Ranges, 'Hans Heysen', pg. 44-45, Sydney, 2000, 44 (colour illus.).
Joan Chambers, Art of the land, Brookvale, 2002, 24 (colour illus.). Children's activities book
Dennis Colsey and Hal Missingham, One hundred years of Australian landscape painting: Art Gallery of New South Wales Travelling Art Exhibition 1968, Sydney, 1968, 11 (illus.). cat.no. 9
Jane de Teliga, Australian images: Prints, drawings and watercolours from the collection, Sydney, 1979, 6.
Lionel Lindsay, 150 years of Australian art, Sydney, 1938. cat.no. 360
Hal Missingham, A retrospective exhibition of Australian painting, Sydney, 1953. cat.no. 15
Bernard Smith, 100 years of Australian painting, 'Foreword', pg. 2-4, Sydney, 1948, 14. watercolours cat.no. 13
William Splatt and Barbara Burton, 100 masterpieces of Australian painting, Adelaide, 1973, 136, 137 (colour illus.). plate no. 65
Trustees of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Australian watercolours from the National Art Gallery collection 1836 to 1946, Sydney, 1946, 10. cat.no. 28
Other works by Hans Heysen
See all 46 works