An image of The river, Béziers

Lloyd Rees

(Australia 17 Mar 1895 – 02 Dec 1988)

The river, Béziers, detached leaf from Sketchbook no. 14: Europe 1966-1967

Location
Not on display
Further information

Lloyd and Marjory Rees visited Béziers in Languedoc, southern France, at the end of February 1967 and stayed five days. Rees made a number of drawings from St. Nazaire in Béziers, the basis of his painting 'A tribute to France' 1968-69. While in Béziers, the Reeses visited the Australian artist Fred Jessup, who still lives nearby at Servian.

excerpt from Hendrik Kolenberg, 'Lloyd Rees in Europe', Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2002

Year
1966-1967
Media
Sketchbook, Drawing
Medium
black fibre-tipped pen, watecolour
Dimensions
20.6 x 14.9 cm leaf/sheet
Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.

Credit
Gift of the artits's son and daughter-in-law, Alan and Jancis Rees 1999
Accession number
124.1999.4
Copyright
© A&J Rees. Licensed by Copyright Agency