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Beneath the peaks, Grampians



Arthur Streeton

Australia, England, Australia

08 Apr 1867 - 01 Sep 1943


Other Titles

Under the peaks

Below the Peaks, Grampians



Media category


Materials used

oil on canvas


63.5 x 76.1 cm; 86.0 x 98.5 x 7.5cm frame

Signature & date

Signed l.r. corner, purple oil "A STREETON-". Dated l.l. corner, black oil "1920".


Purchased 1920 and completed in 1921


Not on display

Accession number


Artist information

Arthur Streeton

Artist profile

Works in the collection


Shown in 8 exhibitions

Exhibition history

Referenced in 9 publications


Australian Exhibition Commission, Catalogue: British Empire Exhibition (Wembley) 1924, 1924, 97. no catalogue nubmers; Lent by the Trustees of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales

Dennis Colsey and Hal Missingham, One hundred years of Australian landscape painting: Art Gallery of New South Wales Travelling Art Exhibition 1968, Sydney, 1968, 6 (illus.). 4

Geoffrey Edwards, Geoffrey Smith and Lisa Sullivan, Land of the Golden Fleece - Arthur Streeton in the Western District, Geelong, 2016, 14, 15, 16 (colour illus.), 30, 31 (colour illus.), 54. 2

Ann Galbally, Arthur Streeton, Melbourne, 1969, 85. 184, dated c.1921

Elioth Gruner (Organiser), The exhibition of Australian art to be held at the galleries of the Royal Academy London, 1923, Sydney, 1923. not paginated, 159, titled 'Beneath the peaks'

Elioth Gruner (Organiser), Catalogue of an exhibition of the works of Australian artists, Sydney, 1923. not paginated, 78, titled 'Beneath the peaks', Room IX

Lionel Lindsay, 150 years of Australian art, Sydney, 1938. not paginated, 139, titled 'Beneath the peaks' [Gallery No. 2]

Bernard William Smith, Place, taste and tradition: a study of Australian art since 1788, 'Impressionism in Australia', pg. 112-145, South Melbourne, 1979, 141 (illus.). plate no. 41

Sydney Ure Smith (Editor), Art of Australia 1788-1941, New York, 1941, 34. 45a. Titled 'Under the Peaks'.