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Title

Avignon

1953


Artist

Lloyd Rees

Australia

17 Mar 1895 - 02 Dec 1988


About

Lloyd Rees travelled to Europe several times, first in 1923-24 when he acquired a particular love of France and Italy, and subsequently during the 1950s, 60s and 70s.

This is the tower of the Cathedral of Notre Dame des Doms. The cathedral was built in 1150 but the virgin on the tower was erected in 1859.


Details


Date

1953


Media category

Drawing


Materials used

carbon pencil on ivory wove paper


Dimensions

17.5 x 13.6 cm image; 17.5 x 27.3 cm sheet


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Alan & Jancis Rees, the artist's son and daughter-in-law 2014. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program


Location

Not on display


Accession number

213.2014


Artist information

Lloyd Rees

Artist profile

Works in the collection

774