Artist - Hans Heysen

Wilhelm Ernst Hans Franz Heysen, (October 8, 1877 – July 2, 1968), born in Germany but migrated to South Australia as a young lad with his family. He is best remembered for his remarkable paintings depicting sheep and cattle among massive gum trees against a background of stunning atmospheric effects of light. His daughter Nora Heysen was also a successful artist.
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Sewing (the artist’s wife) detail 1913, Hans Heysen. Germany (1877 - 1968)

Hans Heysen (German-born Australian painter, Sewing, the artist's wife 1913 -- she has a window with very good light!

Hans Heysen - The Three Trees My parents had a large print of this painting hanging in our house when I was growing up. I really love Heysen's lighting and his portrayal of the Australian landscape, especially the gum trees.

Hans Heysen - The Three Trees My parents had a large print of this painting hanging in our house when I was growing up. I really love Heysen's lighting and his portrayal of the Australian landscape, especially the gum trees.

Hans HEYSEN | Mystic morn

HEYSEN, Hans Australia, 1877 - 1968 Mystic Morn Adelaide oil on canvas x x cm (frame) Elder Bequest Fund 1904 Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide © estate of Hans Heysen

Hans Heysen

The South Coast by Sir Hans Heysen, OBE brilliant Australian artist (although he was born in Germany). Notice again, the bright very clear light.

Artist Sir Hans Heysen, 1961

B Wilhelm Ernst 'Hans' Franz Heysen , 1877 - German born South Australian artist. Visit the State Library of South Australia to view more photos of South Australia

Hans Heysen

The Australia the soldier left behind.

Hans Heysen A Cottage Bunch 1930

Sir Hans Heysen, A Cottage Bunch, 1930 / A Bowl of Roses, 1924 “I cannot help feeling that my heart lies with these men who see intense and almost religious beauty in simple Nature that surrounds us.

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