The Guardian, Brachina Gorge
Germany, Australia, France
08 Oct 1877 - 02 Jul 1968
Hans Heysen captured aspects of the Australian landscape like few of his generation, with an assuredness underscored by his facility as a draughtsman and acute observer of nature. The Gallery has nineteen of Heysen's drawings of the landscape around his South Australian home at Hahndorf and in the Flinders Ranges.
Australian Art Department, AGNSW, 2000
charcoal on ivory laid paper
48.3 x 63.2 cm sheet
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r., charcoal "HANS HEYSEN 1931".
Not on display
Shown in 1 exhibition
Australian drawings from the Gallery's collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 13 Dec 1997–15 Mar 1998
Referenced in 3 publications
Lou Klepac, Parallel visions: works from the Australian collection, 'Hans Heysen / Elioth Gruner / Horace Trenerry', pg. 32-47, Sydney, 2002, 37 (colour illus.), 144, 147.
Hendrik Kolenberg, Australian drawings from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 1997, 36, 37 (colour illus.). cat.no. 23
Helen Campbell, Wynne centenary 1897-1997: a selection of past winners from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 1997. not paginated