Duneed, Victoria, Australia 1867 – Olinda, Victoria, Australia 1943
[Long shadows, the pastoral] c.1904
Materials & Technique: paintings, oil on wood panel
Pastoral regions in Sussex, Surrey, Essex and Kent proved a magnet to Arthur Streeton over six summers between 1898 and 1906. In 1904, staying close to the town of Hayes, near Kent, he painted harvesting scenes, attracted to the new mown hay and cloud formations.
Text © National Gallery of Australia, Canberra 2013
From: Miriam kelly, Capital & Country: The Federation Years 1900 – 1913, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 2013