An image of Avignon

Lloyd Rees

(Australia 17 Mar 1895 – 02 Dec 1988)

Avignon

Location
Not on display
Further information

Lloyd Rees travelled to Europe several times, first in 1923-24 when he acquired a particular love of France and Italy, and subsequently during the 1950s, 60s and 70s.

This is the tower of the Cathedral of Notre Dame des Doms. The cathedral was built in 1150 but the virgin on the tower was erected in 1859.

Year
1953
Media
Drawing
Medium
carbon pencil on ivory wove paper
Dimensions
17.5 x 13.6 cm image; 17.5 x 27.3 cm sheet
Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.

Credit
Gift of Alan & Jancis Rees, the artist's son and daughter-in-law 2014. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program
Accession number
213.2014
Copyright
© A&J Rees. Licensed by Copyright Agency