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An image of The farm sheds by Sydney Ure Smith

Sydney Ure Smith

(Australia 09 Jan 1887 – 11 Oct 1949)

Title
The farm sheds
Year
1923
Media category
Print
Materials used
etching, printed in black ink with pale plate tone on cream laid paper
Edition
7/50
Dimensions

12.4 x 26.3 cm platemark; 17.6 x 28.6 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed l.r., pencil "Sydney Ure Smith". Signed and dated within plate to print l.l. corner, "S. Ure. S./ 1923".
Credit
Purchased 1923
Accession number
510
Location
Not on display
Further information

Ure Smith produced some extraordinarily sensitive etchings of Sydney and its environs, including the town of Windsor, which he loved for its Georgian architecture and rustic farm buildings. In these evocative and thoughtfully composed etchings, Ure Smith's interest in the effect of light falling on various surfaces is most skilfully translated.

from Anne Ryan, 'Australian etchings and engravings 1880s–1930s from the Gallery's collection', AGNSW, Sydney 2007

Bibliography (1)

Anne Ryan, Australian etchings and engravings 1880s–1930s from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 2007, 35 (colour illus.). cat.no. 46