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Title

recto: Werri Beach Headland verso: Beach scene with bathers

1973


Artist

Lloyd Rees

Australia

17 Mar 1895 - 02 Dec 1988


About

Rees is indisputably one of the most important Australian landscape artists of the twentieth century and the Art Gallery of New South Wales has the finest collection of his work, principally drawings from the artist's estate, the majority of which have come as gifts from Alan & Jancis Rees following the centenary retrospective exhibition:' Lloyd Rees drawings' (1995).


Details


Date

1973


Media category

Drawing


Materials used

recto: carbon pencil, charcoal, watercolour, black ball-point pen on paper verso: pen and black ink, charcoal on paper


Dimensions

39.8 x 57.7 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.l. recto "L REES 73".


Credit

Gift of Alan & Jancis Rees, the artist's son and daughter-in-law 2012. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.


Location

Not on display


Accession number

51.2012


Artist information

Lloyd Rees

Artist profile

Works in the collection

801