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Elioth Gruner

New Zealand, Australia

16 Dec 1882 - 17 Oct 1939




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Materials used

oil on canvas on cardboard


38.0 x 44.5 cm board; 47.2 x 54.8 x 5.0 cm frame

Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r. corner, pencil "GRUNER/ 1929".


Gift of Graham Blondel in memory of Zola Blondel and Dorothy Dawes 2010. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.


Not on display

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Artist information

Elioth Gruner

Artist profile

Works in the collection


Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history

Referenced in 11 publications


B.J.W., Elioth Gruner memorial loan exhibition, 'Elioth Gruner', pg. 1-3, Sydney, 1940. 107; Lent by Mrs F.W. Allen

Robyn Christie, The D.R. Sheumack collection of Australian paintings, Sydney, 1983. 40

Deboarh Clark, Elioth Gruner: the texture of light, 'Elioth Gruner: the texture of light', pg. 9-89, Canberra, 2014, 84 (colour illus.), 96, 100.

Deutscher-Menzies, Sydney and Lawson-Menzies, Deutscher-Menzies & Lawson-Menzies, Sydney: Fine art auction - 10 December 2008, Sydney, 2008, 76 (colour illus.). lot no. 40

Deutscher-Menzies, Sydney, Deutscher-Menzies, Sydney: Australian & International Paintings, Drawings and Works on Paper - 23 August 1999, Sydney, 1999, 125 (colour illus.). lot no. 145

Lawson-Menzies, Lawson-Menzies, Sydney: Paintings and Premier art, 31 July 2006, Sydney, 2006, (colour illus.). lot no. 359

Justin Miller and Robyn Christie, The D.R. Sheumack Collection: eighty years of Australian painting, Sydney, 1988, (colour illus.). plate no. 63

National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Loan exhibition of the works of Elioth Gruner, Sydney, 1932. possibly 77; titled 'Kiama Hills'; Collection F.W. Allen Esq

Barry Pearce, Elioth Gruner 1882-1939, Sydney, 1983, 22 (illus.), 51. 57; Collection D.R. Sheumack

Sotheby's Australia (Compilator), Sotheby's Melbourne: Fine Australian and European paintings (26 August 1997), Woollahra, 1997, (colour illus.). lot no. 155

Natalie Wilson., Foundation Newsletter #18, 'Curators & Coordinators' reports', Sydney, Jun 2011, (colour illus.).