Hans Heysen

(Germany, Australia, France 08 Oct 1877 – 02 Jul 1968)

The Guardian, Brachina Gorge

Location
Not on display
Further information

Hans Heysen captured aspects of the Australian landscape like few of his generation, with an assuredness underscored by his facility as a draughtsman and acute observer of nature. The Gallery has nineteen of Heysen's drawings of the landscape around his South Australian home at Hahndorf and in the Flinders Ranges.

Australian Art Department, AGNSW, 2000

Year
1931
Media
Drawing
Medium
charcoal on ivory laid paper
Dimensions
48.3 x 63.2 cm sheet
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r., charcoal "HANS HEYSEN 1931".
Credit
Purchased 1943
Accession number
7381