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Welsh mountains



Graham Sutherland


24 Aug 1903 - 17 Feb 1980




Media category


Materials used

oil on canvas


56.0 x 91.6 cm stretcher; 78.5 x 114.1 x 6.5 cm frame

Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Purchased 1955


Not on display

Accession number


Artist information

Graham Sutherland

Works in the collection


Shown in 9 exhibitions

Exhibition history


R D S May, 1938?-1954?, United Kingdom

Gimpel Fils, 1955, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from Gimpel Fils Gallery 1955

Referenced in 16 publications


Ronald Alley, Graham Sutherland, 'Paintings and Drawings 1937-43', p78-91, London, 1982, 80 (illus.). 59

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales picturebook, Sydney, 1972, 52 (colour illus.).

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales picturebook, Sydney, 1972, (colour illus.).

Arts Council of Great Britain, Three young collectors, London, 1952. 29, coll. R.D.S. May

Douglas Cooper, The Work of Graham Sutherland, London, 1961, 70 (illus.). plate no. 10b

René Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales handbook, 'European', pg. 36-56, Sydney, 1988, 55.

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 194 (illus.).

Gimpel Fils, Collector's choice, London, 1953. 61, as 'Landscape'

Martin Hammer, Bacon and Sutherland: patterns of affinity in British culture of the 1940s, New Haven, 2005, (illus.).

John Hayes, The Art of Graham Sutherland, London, 1980, 62 (illus.). plate no. 21

Anne Kirker and Peter Tomory, British painting 1800–1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 166. 2123

European Masters, The Adelaide Festival of Arts 1960: Souvenir catalogue of special exhibitions at the National Gallery of South Australia, Paintings, Adelaide, 1960. cat. no. 9

Patrick McCaughey, Australian Art Review, 'Russell Drysdale 1912-1981', pg. 114 - 117., Rozelle, 1982, 116 (illus.).

Rosenberg & Helft, Recent Works of Graham Sutherland, London, 1938. 14, as 'Landscape' 1938

Kathie Sutherland, Brett Whiteley: A sensual lilne 1957-67, Victoria, 2010, 19.

Gavin Wilson, The artists of Hill End, Sydney, 1995, 23 (colour illus.), 118. plate no. 7