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Milking time (Araluen Valley)



Elioth Gruner

New Zealand, Australia

16 Dec 1882 - 17 Oct 1939


Other Title

Milking time



Media category


Materials used

oil on canvas on paperboard


35.0 x 45.0 cm board; 50.0 x 59.8 x 6.4 cm frame

Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r. corner, black ink "E.GRUNER/ 1922".


Gift of Howard Hinton 1927


Not on display

Accession number


Artist information

Elioth Gruner

Artist profile

Works in the collection


Shown in 7 exhibitions

Exhibition history

Referenced in 9 publications


Julian Ashton and Norman Lindsay, The art of Elioth Gruner, Sydney, [1922], (colour illus.). plate no. XXI; Collection of Howard Hinton, Esq; not paginated

Deboarh Clark, Elioth Gruner: the texture of light, 'Elioth Gruner: the texture of light', pg. 9-89, Canberra, 2014, 49 (colour illus.), 95, 100.

Paula Dredge, Margaret Sawicki, Steven Miller and Lindsay Parker, S.A. Parker Framing Works, 'Works in the collection with known Parker frames', pg. 27-68, Sydney, 2004, 28 (illus.).

Lou Klepac, Parallel visions: works from the Australian collection, 'Hans Heysen / Elioth Gruner / Horace Trennery', pg. 32-47, Sydney, 2002, 42 (colour illus.), 143, 147.

Lionel Lindsay, 150 years of Australian art, Sydney, 1938. not paginated; 266 [Gallery No. 3]

Lionel Lindsay, Howard Hinton memorial exhibition, 'Howard Hinton, OBE', pg. 2-3, Sydney, 1948, 15. 92; titled 'Milking time'; Not exhibited as on loan to Australian Legation, Washington.

National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Loan exhibition of the works of Elioth Gruner, Sydney, 1932. 42

Beatrice Tildesley, Sydney mail, 'The Gruner exhibition at the National Art Gallery', pg. 17, Sydney, 28 Dec 1932, 17 (illus.). Exhibition review

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Sydney morning herald, 'Elioth Gruner', pg. 14, Sydney, 16 Dec 1922, 14.