This work was a finalist in the 1944 Wynne Prize and was acquired by the Gallery in 1944.
oil on canvas
46.0 x 61.1 cm stretcher; 69.9 x 82.0 x 6.0 cm frame
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. corner, mauve oil "Adrian Feint/ 1944".
© Estate of Adrian Feint
Shown in 4 exhibitions
Society of Artists Annual Exhibition (1944), Education Department Gallery [Loftus Street], Sydney, 19 Aug 1944–07 Sep 1944
Contemporary Australian painting from the National collection, Exhibition Venue Unknown, 1946–1950
Australian arcady: landscape paintings from the collection of the the Art Galery of New South Wales:
- Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, Bathurst 21 Apr 1983–22 May 1983
- Lewers Bequest and Penrith Regional Art Gallery, Emu Plains 27 May 1983–19 Jun 1983
- Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, Australia 25 Jun 1983–22 Jul 1983
- Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney 26 Aug 1983–30 Sep 1983
Two centuries of Australian painting, a selection from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Orange Regional Gallery, Orange, 19 Apr 1986–15 Jun 1986
Referenced in 4 publications
Deborah Edwards, Two centuries of Australian painting: a selection from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Introduction', pg. 8-14, Sydney, 1986, 33 (illus.). cat.no. 35
Richard Heathcote, Adrian Feint: Cornucopia, 'Chapter 1: Feint connections flourish: The Haywards, Adelaide and Adrian Feint', pg. 13-16, Kent Town, 2009, 16 (colour illus.).
Hal Missingham, Contemporary Australian painting from the National Collection, Sydney, circa 1946, 11. cat.no. 17; titled 'The blue valley'
Ursula Prunster, Australian arcady: Landscape paintings from the Art Gallery of New South Wales collection, Sydney, 1983, (colour illus.). cat.no. 33; not paginated