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Title

Morning star


Artist

Peter Kingston

Australia

08 May 1943 -


About

This print was commissioned and used by The Sydney Morning Herald for the early/country edition of that newspaper on New Year's Day, 2003.

It is a classic view of Sydney Harbour from Lavender Bay showing the Bridge, Opera House, Luna Park, the railway depot and a Hegarty's ferry at dawn.

© Australian Art Department, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2003


Details


Date

2002


Media category

Print


Materials used

hand-coloured sugarlift aquatint, printed in black ink and gouache on white BFK Rives paper


Dimensions

68.0 x 50.0 cm platemark (irreg.); 75.7 x 56.4 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed l.r., pencil "Peter Kingston". Not dated.


Credit

Gift of the artist 2003


Location

Not on display


Accession number

37.2003


Artist information

Peter Kingston

Works in the collection

19


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Anne Ryan, Contemporary Australian prints from the collection, Sydney, 2004. cat.no. 21

Jill Sykes (Editor), Look, Sydney, Feb 2009, 41 (colour illus.). NOTE: Featured in the Members events March 09 section.

Gavin Wilson, Harbourlife, 'harbourlife', pg. 7-32, Sydney, 2007, 57, 26.