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Frosty sunrise



Elioth Gruner

New Zealand, Australia

16 Dec 1882 - 17 Oct 1939




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Materials used

oil on canvas on wood


44.8 x 48.2 sight; 59.5 x 63.0 x 5.0 cm frame


Gift of Howard Hinton 1927


Not on display

Accession number


Artist information

Elioth Gruner

Artist profile

Works in the collection


Shown in 10 exhibitions

Exhibition history

Referenced in 9 publications


Deborah Clark, Elioth Gruner: the texture of light, 'Elioth Gruner: the texture of light', pg. 9-89, Canberra, 2014, 28 (colour illus.), 95, 99.

Elioth Gruner (Organiser), The exhibition of Australian art to be held at the galleries of the Royal Academy London, 1923, Sydney, 1923. 48, kindly lent by Howard Hinton, Esq; not paginated

Elioth Gruner (Organiser), Catalogue of an exhibition of the works of Australian artists, Sydney, 1923. 31, kindly lent by Howard Hinton, Esq; not paginated

Lou Klepac, Parallel visions: works from the Australian collection, 'Hans Heysen / Elioth Gruner / Horace Trennery', pg. 32-47, Sydney, 2002, 39 (colour illus.), 143, 147.

Lionel Lindsay, 150 years of Australian art, Sydney, 1938. 807 [Gallery No. 7]; not paginated

Lionel Lindsay, Howard Hinton memorial exhibition, 'Howard Hinton, OBE', pg. 2-3, Sydney, 1948, 14. 87

National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Loan exhibition of the works of Elioth Gruner, Sydney, 1932. 24

Alicia Parlby, Look, 'Gruner lives! Old works a hit with young viewers', pg. 12, Sydney, Dec 2003-Jan 2004, 12.

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Sydney morning herald, 'Elioth Gruner', pg. 14, Sydney, 21 Oct 1939, 14.