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Title

The quarry

1924


Artist

Hans Heysen

Germany, Australia, France

08 Oct 1877 - 02 Jul 1968


Details


Date

1924


Media category

Drawing


Materials used

charcoal on ivory laid paper


Dimensions

31.0 x 40.0 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed l.l., charcoal and blue pencil "HANS HEYSEN.". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1945


Location

Not on display


Accession number

7451


Artist information

Hans Heysen

Works in the collection

46


Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 4 publications

Bibliography


Australian Exhibition Commission, Catalogue: British Empire Exhibition (Wembley) 1924, 1924, 97. Lent by the Trustees of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales

Hendrik Kolenberg, Australian drawings from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 1997, 36 (colour illus.). cat.no. 21

Hendrik Kolenberg, Everyday life: prints drawings and watercolours from the collections of Australian and European art, Sydney, 1994. cat.no. 43

New South Wales Society of Artists, Society of Artists Exhibition of Drawings and Small Sculpture, New South Wales, 1945. cat.no. 92