Hans HEYSEN, Turning the plough. Enlarge 1 /1


Hamburg, Germany 1877 – Mt Barker, South Australia, Australia 1968

  • Australia from 1884
  • Europe, England 1899-1903

Turning the plough. [The plough] 1918 Place made: Hahndorf, South Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink with plate-tone, from one zinc plate Support: cream laid paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition of 55

Primary Insc: Signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Hans Heysen'
Dimensions: plate-mark 7.4 h x 7.6 w cm sheet 17.8 h x 13.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1981
Accession No: NGA 81.111
Image rights: © Hans Heysen. Licensed by Viscopy
  • KCollection of Keith Kingrove (1910-1995), who formed a major collection of material relating to Norman Lindsay (1879-1969) and the art of Bookplates.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Keith Wingrove, Highgate, South Australia, February 1981.