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An image of Morning star by Peter Kingston

Peter Kingston

(Australia 08 May 1943 – )

Morning star
Media category
Materials used
hand-coloured sugarlift aquatint, printed in black ink and gouache on white BFK Rives paper

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.
Gift of the artist 2003
Accession number
© Peter Kingston
Not on display
Further information

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

Bibliography (3)

Anne Ryan, Contemporary Australian prints from the collection, Sydney, 2004. 21

Jill Sykes (Editor), Look, Newtown, 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.

Exhibition history (3)

Contemporary Australian prints from the collection (2004), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 03 Apr 2004–06 Jun 2004

Peter Kingston: a survey:

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