Henry Hanke 'Talbingo landscape' oil painting on canvas on board
Henry Hanke 1901-1989
Superb oil painting on canvas laid on board in an ornate period timber frame.
Signed "Hanke" lower left. The artist's name, the date, the title of the work and some information about the painting, are inscribed verso.
Image 44.5 x 55.5 cm / Frame 60 x 70.5 cm.
The painting has been professionally cleaned and is in excellent condition for a work of this age. The ornate period frame is chipped and worn but is otherwise stable and intact.Note: This work was painted in 1954 and depicts the Talbingo landscape near Tumut, New South Wales prior to it being inundated for the Tumut Ponds Dam as a part of the Snowy Mountains Hydro Electric Scheme. See description verso. A superb painting and a wonderful piece of New South Wales' alpine history.
Henry Hanke is represented in the collections of the National Gallery of Australia, the Art Gallery of New South Wales, The Australian War Memorial, The National Library, Canberra and a number of regional art galleries including the Newcastle Regional Art Gallery and the Benalla Regional Art Galley.