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Hans HEYSEN

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

  • Australia from 1884
  • Europe, England 1899-1903

not titled [Murray gums and cliffs]. 1918 Place made: South Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, cardboard; charcoal; crayon; graphite; paper drawing in charcoal, black pencil and crayon Support: tan paper mounted on cardboard
Manufacturer's Mark: presence of manufacturer's mark undetermined due to secondary support.

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower left in conté, 'Hans Heysen 1918'. not titled.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed verso upper left in black pencil, 'No. 1. Floodwaters. River Murray. / (charcoal drawiing / Hans Heysen / Ambleside'. stamped verso upper right inverted, '16071'.
Dimensions: image 28.0 h x 38.0 w cm sheet 28.0 h x 38.0 w cm backing 30.4 h x 39.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1961
Accession No: NGA 61.75
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Commonwealth Art Advisory Board (C.A.A.B.), from the artist, Adelaide, May 1961.