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Spring at Lane Cove



Lloyd Rees


17 Mar 1895 - 02 Dec 1988


Place where the work was made

Northwood Sydney New South Wales Australia



Media category


Materials used

oil on canvas


119.5 x 104.0 cm stretcher; 128.2 x 112.5 x 4.0 cm frame

Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r., oil "L REES/ 61".


Purchased 1961


Not on display

Accession number


Artist information

Lloyd Rees

Artist profile

Works in the collection



Where the work was made

Shown in 6 exhibitions

Exhibition history

Referenced in 12 publications


Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art from Australia: 2016 calender, Sydney, 2015, n.pag. (colour illus.). month of July

Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1961 Acquisitions, ‘Australian oils’, pg. 7-16, Sydney, 1961, 13, 14. 17

Joan Chambers, Art of the land, Brookvale, 2002, 36 (colour illus.). Children's activities book

Douglas Dundas, Art and Australia, ‘Lloyd Rees’, pg. 126-131, Sydney, Sep 1969, 129 (colour illus.).

Renée Free, Lloyd Rees Retrospective, ‘Part III: Australia and Europe: 1966-67’, pg. 83-88, Sydney, 1969, 85 (colour illus.), 116. O217; plate no. 21

Renée Free, Lloyd Rees Retrospective, 'The landscape of Lloyd Rees', pg. 4-13, Sydney, 1969, 12, 30. 67

Lou Klepac, Australian painters of the twentieth century, 'Lloyd Rees', pg. 64-75, Sydney, 2000, 70 (colour illus., detail), 71 (colour illus.).

Hendrik Kolenberg, Lloyd Rees: paintings, drawings and prints, 'Introduction', pg. 11-26, Sydney, 2013, flyleaf (colour illus.), 18, 53 (colour illus.), 161. 25

Hendrik Kolenberg, Look, 'Celebrating Lloyd Rees: a book and show on the Gallery's collection of his work', pg. 21-23, Sydney, Mar 2013, 22.

New South Wales Society of Artists, Society of Artists Spring exhibition 1961, 'Catalogue', Sydney, 1961, n.pag.. 28; priced 300 guineas

Barry Pearce and Patrick McCaughey, Twentieth century Australian masterworks from the Art Gallery of New South Wales and the Fred Williams Pilbara Series, 'Lloyd Rees b.1893', pg. 24-27, Tokyo, 1985, 25 (colour illus.), 101. 9

Roland Wakelin, Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly, 'The artistic development of Lloyd Rees', pg. 490-492, Sydney, Oct 1969, 503 (illus.). ‘Lloyd Rees special number’