Item #2183 Along the Riverbank, NSW c1905. Derwent Lees.
Derwent Lees

1884 - 1931

Along the Riverbank, NSW c1905

Provenance:  Acquired in the United Kingdom in 1976 as part of a collection of six Australian landscape paintings by the artist

Exhibited: Early Australian Painters, Bridget McDonnell Gallery, 1989

Literature: The collection included  A Glimpse of the Sea, which we sold a few years ago, and four paintings illustrated in In Search of Derwent Lees by Henry R Lew, 1996: plate 15 The Three Sisters, Katoomba, N.S.W.; plate 16 Narrow Neck, N.S.W.; plate 17 Central Tablelands and plate 18 Barrenjoey Lighthouse, Palm Beach, N.S.W. which we included in our Early Australian Painters exhibition in 1998

It is significant that these works were painted before the artist travelled to London in 1905.  There he met up with Augustus John and J. D. Innes

Oil on panel
29 x 39.5 cm

Item #2183

Price: $7,500.00

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