Flowers and fruit (zinnias)
Germany, Australia, France
08 Oct 1877 - 02 Jul 1968
oil on canvas
70.0 x 82.7 cm stretcher; 92.0 x 104.5 x 10.5 cm frame
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l. corner, red oil "HANS HEYSEN 1921".
Not on display
© C Heysen
Shown in 7 exhibitions
Society of Artists Annual Exhibition (1921), Education Department Gallery [Loftus Street], Sydney, 10 Sep 1921–01 Oct 1921
Exhibition of Australian art (1923), Education Department Gallery [Loftus Street], Sydney, Jun 1923 -
Exhibition of Australian Art (1923), Burlington House, 06 Oct 1923–03 Nov 1923
British Empire Exhibition (1924), Empire Stadium, Wembley, 23 Apr 1924–Oct 1925
150 years of Australian art (1938), National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 27 Jan 1938–25 Apr 1938
Travelling Art Exhibition 1953. Still life and flower paintings by Australian artists:
- Church of England Parish Hall, Grenfell 16 Mar 1953–30 Mar 1953
- Young Public Library, Young 14 Apr 1953–28 Apr 1953
- Bega County Council Exhibition Hall, Bega 19 May 1953–02 Jun 1953
- Wollongong High School Assembly Hall, Fairy Meadow 03 Aug 1953–15 Aug 1953
- Taree Council Chambers, Taree 15 Sep 1953–29 Sep 1953
- Dubbo Mechanics' Institute, Dubbo 13 Oct 1953–27 Oct 1953
Still life, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 27 Jul 2013–23 Apr 2014
Referenced in 10 publications
Ann Elias, Sydney College of the Arts, Useless beauty: Flowers and Australian art, United Kingdom, 2015, 64, 238, plate 20 (colour illus.).
Australian Exhibition Commission, Catalogue: British Empire Exhibition (Wembley) 1924, 1924, 93. Lent by the Trustees of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales
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, 27 (illus.).
Elioth Gruner (Organiser), The exhibition of Australian art to be held at the galleries of the Royal Academy London, 1923, Sydney, 1923. not paginated, cat.no. 51, titled 'Flowers and fruit'
Elioth Gruner (Organiser), Catalogue of an exhibition of the works of Australian artists, Sydney, 1923. not paginated, cat.no. 20, titled 'Flowers and fruit'
Lionel Lindsay, 150 years of Australian art, Sydney, 1938. cat.no. 225 [Gallery No. 3]
Catherine Speck, Heysen to Heysen: selected letters of Hans Heysen and Nora Heysen, 'Introduction: on Nora Heysen', pg. 13-19, Adelaide, 2019, 17. A colour illustration appears on an unpaginated page in between pages 8 & 9.
Catherine Speck (Editor), Heysen to Heysen: selected letters of Hans Heysen and Nora Heysen, 'Introduction', pg. 1-19, Canberra, 2011, n.pag. (colour illus.), 17, 350. Illustration between pg. 8 and 9.
Editor Unknown (Editor), Sydney mail, Sydney, 14 Sep 1921, (illus.).
Editor Unknown (Editor), The Sydney morning herald, 'Society of Artists: the Spring exhibition', pg. 6, Sydney, 09 Sep 1921, 6.