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HANS HEYSEN
1877-1968

The Druids, Flinders Range, South Australia 1932

$60,000–80,000

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© Hans Heysen/Copyright Agency, 2020

HANS HEYSEN

1877-1968
The Druids, Flinders Range, South Australia 1932

oil on canvas
inscribed 'WONOKA' lower left; signed and dated 'HANS HEYSEN 1932' lower right; signed and inscribed 'No 2 'THE DRUIDS' (Flinders' Ranges) FAR NORTH / no. 5 "THE DRUIDS RANGE" FAR NORTH. / Hans Heysen / Ambleside / Sth Aus' verso
41 x 71.5 cm frame: original, maker unknown

Provenance

The Sedon Galleries, Melbourne (label verso)
The Estate of C.M. McKay, until
16th Sydney International Art Auction, Bonhams & Goodman, Sydney, 20 July 2004, lot 30, 'The Druids Range Far North (A view from Wonoka East towards the Druid Range)', illustrated
Private Collection, New South Wales, acquired from the above
Private Collection, Sydney, acquired from the above

Exhibited

Hans Heysen, Newspaper House, Perth, 1-22 March 1933, no. 55, 'The Druids Range'
A Collective Exhibition of Oil Paintings and Water Colours by Australian Artists, The Fine Art Society, Melbourne, 3-13 October 1934, no. 23, 'The Druids, Flinders Range, S.A.', 90 gns

Literature

'Hans Heysen: Genius of Light and Atmosphere: Notable Exhibition', The Daily News, Perth,
25 February 1933, p. 3
'Heysen Plebiscite. "Summer" Wins Easily. Last Day of Exhibition', The West Australian, Perth,
22 March 1933, p. 12
'Hans Heysen's Exhibition', The West Australian, Perth, 25 March 1933, p. 5
Arthur Streeton, 'Divided Schools of Art. Interesting Exhibition', The Argus, Melbourne,
3 October 1934, p. 5

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