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Title

Delphiniums and lilies

1924


Artist

Hans Heysen

Germany, Australia, France

08 Oct 1877 - 02 Jul 1968


Details


Date

1924


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

76.5 x 63.5 cm; 90.0 x 77.5 x 7.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.l., black oil "Hans Heysen/ 1924".


Credit

Purchased 1926


Location

Not on display


Accession number

6113


Artist information

Hans Heysen

Works in the collection

46


Shown in 5 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Ann Elias, Sydney College of the Arts, Useless beauty: Flowers and Australian art, United Kingdom, 2015, 65, 238, plate 22 (colour illus.).

Hal Missingham, A retrospective exhibition of Australian painting, Sydney, 1953. cat.no. 83