New Zealand, Australia
16 Dec 1882 - 17 Oct 1939
Morning Light [Art & Australia, November 1939]
A summer morning 
Sunny pastures [possibly]
oil on canvas
30.8 x 40.6 cm stretcher; 46.3 x 56.5 x 4.9 cm frame :
0 - Whole; 29 x 39.3 cm; SIGHT DIMENSION
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l. corner, brown oil "E. GRÜNeR/ 1916".
Gift of Howard Hinton 1939
Where the work was made
Shown in 11 exhibitions
Elioth Gruner memorial loan exhibition (1940), National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 17 Apr 1940–31 May 1940
One hundred years of Australian art, Exhibition Venue Unknown, 1945–1946
Howard Hinton memorial exhibition (1948), National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 13 Apr 1948–30 Apr 1948
Aspects of Australian art: Art Gallery of New South Wales Travelling Art Exhibition 1976, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1976–1977
Elioth Gruner 1882-1939 (1983), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 13 Jul 1983–04 Sep 1983
Celebrity Choice - Sam Neill, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 08 Jan 1987–08 Feb 1987
Parallel Visions: Twenty-two artists from the Australian collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 Feb 2002–May 2003
Celebrating 75 years of donation by Howard Hinton, New England Regional Art Museum, Armidale, 07 Mar 2003–19 May 2003
Elioth Gruner: Light and landscape (2010), New England Regional Art Museum, Armidale, 30 Oct 2010–06 Feb 2011
Elioth Gruner: the texture of light:
Going West (working title), Penrith Regional Gallery & The Lewers Bequest, Emu Plains, 01 Jan 2020–31 Dec 2020
Referenced in 15 publications
Judy Jones, The Arms Chronicle, 'Elioth Gruner and the Innes family of Emu Plains', pg. 5-6, Penrith, Sep 2013, 6. part 2
Lou Klepac, Parallel visions: works from the Australian collection, 'Hans Heysen / Elioth Gruner / Horace Trennery', pg. 32-47, Sydney, 2002, 40 (colour illus.), 143, 147.
Lionel Lindsay, Howard Hinton memorial exhibition, 'Howard Hinton, OBE', pg. 2-3, Sydney, 1948, 18. cat.no. 120; titled 'A summer morning'
Robert Lindsay., Aspects of Australian Art: Art Gallery of New South Wales travelling art exhibition 1976, 'Elioth Gruner', Sydney, 1976, (colour illus.). cat.no. 21; not paginated
National Gallery of Victoria [Swanston Street], Elioth Gruner memorial loan exhibition, Melbourne, 1940. cat.no. 173
Sam Neill, Celebrity choice: Sam Neill, Sydney, 1987. no catalogue number
Alicia Parlby, Look, 'Gruner lives! Old works a hit with young viewers', pg. 12, Sydney, Dec 2003-Jan 2004, 12 (colour illus.).
Barry Pearce, Elioth Gruner 1882-1939, Sydney, 1983. cat.no. 13
Roslyn Russell (Editor), Museum National, 'Parallel Visions at the Art Gallery of New South Wales', pg. 8, Fitzroy, May 2002, 8 (colour illus.).
William Splatt and Barbara Burton, A treasury of Australian painting, Australia, 1976, 42 (colour illus.).
William Splatt and Dugald McLellan, Classic Australian Paintings, Victoria, 1986, (colour illus.).
William Splatt and Susan Bruce, 100 masterpieces of Australian landscape painting, Melbourne, 1986, 160, 161 (colour illus.). plate no. 77
Trustees of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales, One hundred years of Australian art, Sydney, circa 1945. cat.no. 33
Kenneth Wilkinson (Editor), Art in Australia [series 3, no. 77], Sydney, Nov 1939, 36 (illus.). titled 'Morning Light'
Editor Unknown (Editor), The Sydney morning herald, 'Summer morning', pg. 13, Sydney, 25 Nov 1939, 13 (illus.).