Trees in quarry

Trees in quarry

1952–56
oil and ink on canvas
61.1 x 77.0 cm


inscribed below mount l.r.: ‘Godfrey Miller’
inscribed verso u.l.: with artist name, title, date, medium and number ‘1982.111’ on The Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery label; u.l.: ‘364553’ on University of Texas at Austin silver label, and artist name, title, date and provenance on Art Gallery of New South Wales label
Accession No. 2000.13
© Courtesy of the artist’s Estate

Literature:

Deborah Edwards, Godfrey Miller: 1893–1964, contributions by John Henshaw and Ann Wookey, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1996, pp. 66, 123, 69, pl. 61.
James Gleeson, Masterpieces of Australian Painting, Melbourne, 1969, p. 125, pl. 47A.
James Gleeson, Modern Painters 1931–1970, Melbourne, 1971, pp. 85–86, p. 32, pl. 21.
John Henshaw, Godfrey Miller, Sydney, 1965, n.p., pl. 18.

Provenance:

Harold E Mertz, Texas, until; gifted in 1972 from the Mertz Art Fund to the Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, University of Texas, Austin, United States of America, until; 1979–c.1987 on loan to the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, until; purchased 28 June 2000 by Cbus from The Harold E Mertz Collection of Australian Art, Christie’s, Melbourne, lot 65.

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