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An image of Sydney 1942 by Sali Herman

Sali Herman

(Switzerland, Australia 12 Feb 1898 – 03 Apr 1993)

Title
Sydney 1942
Year
1981
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on canvas
Dimensions

91.8 x 137.4 cm stretcher; 110.0 x 155.1 x 3.4 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. corner, black (oil?) "S.Herman.81".
Credit
Gift of the artist 1981
Accession number
114.1981
Copyright
© Sali Herman Estate
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (11)

Bettina Boss, The Swiss in New South Wales: a history, 'Three generations of painters: the Herman family', pg. 95, Sydney, 2012, 95 (colour illus.).

Helen Campbell, Australian art: in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Out of Sydney: city and hinterlands', pg. 185-186, Sydney, 2000, 186, 194, 195 (colour illus., detail), 300.

Edmund Capon and Jan Meek (Editors), Portrait of a Gallery, 'Australian 20th Century Art', pg. 71-89, Sydney, 1984, 82 (colour illus.).

Ewen McDonald (Editor), The Art Gallery of New South Wales Collections, 'From Colonialism to late Modernism', pg. 7-106, Sydney, 1994, 65 (colour illus.).

Margaret Olley and Barry Humphries, Favourites: Margaret Olley and Barry Humphries choose from public and private collections, Sydney, 2000. Catalogue entry appears in inserted list to printed catalogue: Selections by Barry Humphries

Barry Pearce, Swiss artists in Australia 1777-1991, 'Sali Herman', pg. 67-84, Sydney, 1991, 83 (colour illus.), 111. cat.no. 61

Barry Pearce, Art Gallery of New South Wales Handbook, 'Australian', pg. 13-35, Sydney, 1988, 29 (illus.).

Barry Pearce and Patrick McCaughey, Twentieth century Australian masterworks from the Art Gallery of New South Wales and the Fred Williams Pilbara Series, Tokyo, 1985, 29 (colour illus.). cat.no. 12

Barry Pearce, Three years on: a selection of acquisitions 1978-1981, 'Australian Art', pg. 5-26, Sydney, 1981, 6.

Barry Pearce, Sali Herman, 'Introduction', pg. 6-13, Sydney, 1981, frontispiece (colour illus.), 12, 86. cat.no. 107

Gavin Wilson, Harbourlife, 'harbourlife', pg. 7-32, Sydney, 2007, 55, 8, 13 (colour illus.).

Exhibition history (5)

Sali Herman retrospective:

Twentieth century Australian masterworks from the Art Gallery of New South Wales and the Fred Williams Pilbara series from the collection of CRA Limited, Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum, 04 Oct 1985–06 Nov 1985

Swiss artists in Australia 1777-1991:

Favourites: Margaret Olley and Barry Humphries choose from Australian collections (2000), S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, 15 Jan 2000–27 Feb 2000

Harbourlife: Sydney Harbour from the 1940s to recent times: