Robert HUGHES, Red landscape Enlarge 1 /1


Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1938 – New York, New York, United States of America 2012

  • Europe, UK 1964 - 70, USA from 1970

Red landscape 1962 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in black pencil, pen and ink and gouache Support: paper mounted on cardboard
Manufacturer's Mark: presence of manufacturer's mark undetermined due to secondary support.

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right in image in pen and ink, 'Hughes 1962'. titled lower right in image in pen an ink, 'Landscape'.
Tertiary Insc: Typed label verso lower centre 'EXHIBITION OF AUCKLAND. 1964 / AUSTRALIAN PAINTING YESTERDAY AND TODAY / ROBERT HUGHES / THE RED EARTH'. Typed label verso upper right 'AUCKLAND CITY GALLERY / ARTIST : Robert HUGHES / MEDIUM Gouache / EXHIBITION Australian painting / OWNER Commonwealth Collection, CANBERRA / TITLE The Red Earth / Cat no. 73 / DATE May 1964. CASE NO. 14'.
Dimensions: image 80.6 h x 57.6 w cm sheet 80.6 h x 57.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1963
Accession No: NGA 63.4
  • Acquired by Russell Drysdale for the Commonwealth Art Advisory Board from an exhibition of the artist's works at the Hungry Horse Gallery, Sydney, February 1963.