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

  • Australia from 1884
  • Europe, England 1899-1903

Rhine Creek, River Murray (1916-17)
Collection Title: Murray River series, comprising 28 sheets from a disbound sketchbook
Page: no. [25]
Place made: South Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: paper

Primary Insc: not signed or dated. Titled and inscribed left side, sideways in black pencil, 'Rhine Creek/McKenna - Rhine Flat - R Murray/Lehmann Nildotti/magnificent cliff'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper right in ballpoint pen, '318'.
Dimensions: image 10.2 h x 16.7 w cm sheet 12.9 h x 20.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased from the estate of Hans Heysen, 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.32.25
  • With the artist until his death in 1968.
  • Estate of the artist.
  • Purchased by the Acquisition Committee of the proposed Australian National Gallery, from David Heysen, the artist's son, Hahndorf, SA, February 1973.