This painting won the Wynne Prize in 1961 and was acquired by the Gallery in 1962.
oil on canvas
65.4 x 81.2 cm stretcher; 79.2 x 95.4 x 7.5 cm frame
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l. corner, brown oil "d Strachan/ '61".
Not on display
© Estate of David Strachan
Shown in 7 exhibitions
Archibald, Wynne & Sulman Competitions for 1961, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 20 Jan 1962–04 Mar 1962
Selected entries from the Archibald and Sulman competitions (1962), National Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, 1962 -
Acquisitions 1962, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 10 Apr 1963–12 May 1963
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
The Wynne prize: an Australian landscape tradition (1987):
- S.H. Ervin Gallery, The Rocks 19 Dec 1986–01 Feb 1987
- Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery, Booragul 06 Mar 1987–29 Mar 1987
- Orange Regional Gallery, Orange 10 Apr 1987–17 May 1987
- Griffith Regional Art Gallery 03 Jun 1987–20 Jun 1987
- Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, Australia 01 Jul 1987–26 Jul 1987
- Albury Regional Gallery, Albury 07 Aug 1987–06 Sep 1987
- Broken Hill City Art Gallery, Broken Hill 18 Sep 1987–26 Oct 1987
- Tamworth City Gallery, Tamworth 05 Nov 1987–13 Dec 1987
David Strachan (1919-1970) Retrospective (1993):
Referenced in 11 publications
Helen Campbell, Wynne centenary 1897-1997: a selection of past winners from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 1997, colour illus.. not paginated
Edmund Capon AM, OBE (Director), Barry Pearce (Curator) and Dinah Dysart (Curator), The Wynne prize: an Australian landscape tradition, Sydney, 1986, 20 (colour illus.), 29.
Dennis Colsey and Hal Missingham, One hundred years of Australian landscape painting: Art Gallery of New South Wales Travelling Art Exhibition 1968, Sydney, 1968, 24 (illus.). cat.no. 28
Deborah Edwards, Two centuries of Australian painting: a selection from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Introduction', pg. 8-14, Sydney, 1986, 43 (illus.). cat.no. 48
Barry Pearce, David Strachan, 'Introduction', pg. 9-22, Sydney, 1993, 67 (colour illus.), 126. plate no. 41
Gavin Wilson, The artists of Hill End, Sydney, 1995, 83 (colour illus.), 122. plate no. 42
Editor Unknown (Editor), Daily Mirror, Sydney, 21 Jan 1962.
Editor Unknown (Editor), The Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney, 20 Jan 1962.
Editor Unknown (Editor), Daily telegraph and daily news, Sydney, 19 Jan 1962.
Author Unknown, Sunday telegraph, Sydney, 19 Jan 1962.
The Adelaide Festival of Arts 1962: Special exhibitions at the National Gallery of South Australia, 'Selected entries from the Archibald and Wynne Competitions', Adelaide, 1962. not paginated, cat. no. 18