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Normand Baker

(Australia 09 Jul 1908 – 24 May 1955)

Title
Morning in the markets
Year
(1932)
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on canvas
Dimensions

101.5 x 86.0 cm stretcher; 128.7 x 112.6 x 12.5 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed l.r. corner, dark brown oil "N.H. Baker". Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1932
Accession number
605
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (8)

Ian Burn, National life and landscape - Australian painting 1900-1940, 'Tradition in modern life', pg. 158-205, Sydney, 1990, 166 (colour illus.), 167. plate no. 166

Peter Emmett, Sydney: metropolis, suburb, harbour, 'Metropolis', pg. 13-70, Glebe, 2000, 51, 52 (colour illus.).

Peter Emmett, Metropolis, Glebe, 1999. Exhibition guide, brochure format.

Brian Ladd and Alan Krell, The Artist & the City, Sydney, 1983, 8, 16 (colour illus.). cat.no. 14

Royal Art Society of New South Wales, Royal Art Society of New South Wales 53rd Annual Exhibition (1932), Sydney, 1932. cat.no. 49; priced 125 guineas

John Slater, Through artists' eyes: Australian suburbs and their cities 1919-1945, 'The city marginalised to the city revealed', pg. 15-34, Melbourne, 2004, xi, 16, 17 (colour illus.). illus.no. 3

Bernard William Smith, A catalogue of Australian oil paintings in the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1875-1952, Sydney, 1953, 28. cat.no. 57

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Sydney morning herald, 'Archibald Prize winner. Normand H. Baker. Wynne Prize to Gruner', Sydney, 25 Feb 1938. Review of the Archibald and Wynne Prizes for 1937.

Exhibition history (3)

Fifty-third Annual Exhibition of the Royal Art Society of New South Wales (1932), Education Department Gallery [Loftus Street], Sydney, 30 Jul 1932–20 Aug 1932

The Artist and the City:

Metropolis, Museum of Sydney, Sydney, 18 Dec 1999–02 Apr 2000