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Drawings of Italy, Greece, Paris and the Suez Canal. There is also one of Sydney and written observations about the Venice Biennale. Twenty of the leaves removed by Rees remained with this sketchbook and are also in the collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, a gift of Alan and Jancis Rees in 1997.

Australian Art Department, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2002


Other Title

Sketchbook no. 11: Italy and Greece 1966-1967



Media categories

Sketchbook , Drawing

Materials used

bound sketchbook: 96 leaves, 66 drawings, mixed media


20.3 x 12.7 cm leaf overall; 20.3 x 12.7 cm closed book

Signature & date

Signed u.l. inside front cover, pen and black ink "L REES/ ...". Not dated.
Signed l.r. corner on part ee [page 61], pencil "LR".


Gift of Alan and Jancis Rees 1998


Not on display

Accession number


Artist information

Lloyd Rees

Artist profile

Works in the collection



Where the work was made
Sydney, Italy, Paris, Greece

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history

Referenced in 1 publication


Hendrik Kolenberg and Patricia James, Lloyd Rees in Europe, '1966-67', pg. 78-137, Sydney, 2002, 79 (colour illus. part k), 80 (colour illus. part p), 83 (colour illus. part z), 84 (colour illus. part cc), 85 (colour illus. part ee), 86 (colour illus. part qq), 87 (colour illus. part tt), 89 (colour illus. part xx), 90 (colour illus. part bbb), 91 (colour illus. part ddd), 92 (colour illus. part hhh),93 (colour illus. part lll), 94 (colour illus. part ppp), 95 (colour illus. part qqq), 97 (colour illus. part rrr and part sss), 98 (colour illus. part cccc), 99 (colour illus. part hhhh), 100 (colour illus. part mmmm), 101 (colour illus. part oooo). 55 (part k), 56 (part p), 59 (part z), 60 (part cc), 61 (part ee), 62 (part qq), 63 (part tt), 64 (part xx), 66 (part bbb), 67 (part ddd), 68 (part hhh), 69 (part lll), 70 (part ppp), 71 (part qqq), 72 (part rrr), (part sss), 74 (part cccc), 75 (part hhhh), 76 (part mmmm), 77 (part oooo)