Fire haze at Gerringong
17 Mar 1895 - 02 Dec 1988
oil on canvas
107.0 x 128.5 cm stretcher; 137.5 x 158.2 x 6.4 cm frame
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. corner, black oil "L REES/ 1980".
Purchased with assistance from the H G Slater Foundation 1982
Not on display
© A&J Rees. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney
Where the work was made
Shown in 8 exhibitions
Lloyd Rees survey drawings and paintings 1918-1980 (1981):
- University Gallery, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne 01 Mar 1981–01 Apr 1981
- Art Gallery of Ballarat, Ballarat 01 May 1981–01 Jun 1981
- S.H. Ervin Gallery, The Rocks 30 Jun 1981–01 Jul 1981
- Wollongong Art Gallery, Wollongong 01 Sep 1981–01 Oct 1981
Twentieth century Australian masterworks from the Art Gallery of New South Wales and the Fred Williams Pilbara series from the collection of CRA Limited, Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum, 04 Oct 1985–06 Nov 1985
Lloyd Rees: lumiere du bout du monde, Printemps Haussmann, Paris, 20 May 1987–20 Jun 1987
Great gifts, great patrons, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 17 Aug 1994–19 Oct 1994
Australian icons: twenty artists from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Aug 2000–03 Dec 2000
Whiteley & Rees: more affinities (2006):
Lloyd Rees: works from the South Coast, Shoalhaven City Arts Centre, Nowra, 26 Oct 2013–14 Dec 2013
Destination Sydney, Manly Art Gallery and Museum, Manly, 05 Dec 2015–14 Feb 2016
Referenced in 7 publications
Lou Klepac, Australian painters of the twentieth century, 'Lloyd Rees', pg. 64-75, Sydney, 2000, 71, 75 (colour illus.).
Hendrik Kolenberg, Look, 'Celebrating Lloyd Rees: a book and show on the Gallery's collection of his work', pg. 21-23, Sydney, Mar 2013, 22, 23 (colour illus.).
Barry Pearce, Art Gallery of New South Wales handbook, 'Australian', pg. 13-35, Sydney, 1988, 30.
Lloyd Rees, Lloyd Rees survey drawings and paintings 1918-1980, Melbourne, 1981.
The Brett Whiteley Studio, Whiteley & Rees: More affinities, Sydney, 2005, (illus.). List of works
John Saxby (Editor), Look, 'Father and son', pg. 8, Sydney, Jun 2015, 8 (colour illus.). Alan and Jan Rees photographed in front of the work.
Barry Pearce and Unknown, Twentieth century Australian masterworks from the Art Gallery of New South Wales and the Fred Williams Pilbara Series, Tokyo, 1985, 26 (colour illus.). cat.no. 10