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An image of Sydney from the North Shore by C.H. Hunt

C.H. Hunt

(England, Australia 1857 – 1938)

Title
Sydney from the North Shore
Other titles:
Evening
Evening (Sydney from the North Shore)
Evening. Sydney from the North Shore
Year
1888
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on canvas
Dimensions

92.0 x 168.8 cm

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l., "C.H. Hunt 88".
Credit
Purchased 1888
Accession number
6220
Location
19th c Australian art
Bibliography (13)

Australian artists: Some have real artistic merit and the collection is credible', Chicago Daily Tribune, 'Pictures, pg. 9, Chicago, 08 Jun 1893, 9. Painting incorrectly attributed to W. Lister Lister.

National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1888, Sydney, 1888. cat.no. 145; Oil Paintings, titled 'Evening'

National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1899, Sydney, 1899. cat.no. 248, Oil Paintings-Australian, titled 'Sydney from North Shore - Evening'

National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1893, Sydney, 1893, 107. cat.no. 369; titled 'Evening', Loan collection to Commissioners of the Chicago Exposition

National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1891, Sydney, 1891. cat.no. 247; Australian Court

Barry Pearce, Art Gallery of New South Wales Handbook, 'Australian', pg. 13-35, Sydney, 1988, 16.

Bernard William Smith, A catalogue of Australian oil paintings in the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1875-1952, Sydney, 1953.

Daniel Thomas., Sydney Harbour, ‘Introduction', Sydney, 1963. cat.no. 20; titled 'Evening. Sydney from the North Shore'

Albie Thoms, Bohemians in the bush: the artists' camps of Mosman, 'The artist's camp', pg. 39-48, Sydney, 1991, 7 (colour illus.), 41, 77. cat.no. 39; plate no. 1

William Walton, Art and architecture: Volume II, 'Australasia and Canada', pg. 29-32, Philadelphia, 1893, 31 (ilus.), 32. Official illustrated publication of the art and architecture at the World's Columbian Exposition, held in Chicago in 1893.

Natalie Wilson, Selling a nation: Australian artists at International Exhibitions [M.A., University of Sydney], 'Organisation of the New South Wales display in Chicago', pg.18-45, Sydney, 2001, between 40-41 (colour illus.), 41, 52. figure no. 30

Author Unknown, Art Society of New South Wales Ninth Annual Exhibition Catalogue, Sydney, Sep 1888. cat.no. 89; titled 'Evening', £78/15/-

Editor Unknown (Editor), Art Gallery of New South Wales picturebook, Sydney, 1972, 74 (colour illus.).

Exhibition history (3)

World's Columbian Exposition, 1893, Jackson Park, Chicago, 01 May 1893–30 Oct 1893

Sydney Harbour: an exhibition to mark the 175th anniversary of the founding of Australia (1963), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 30 Oct 1963–19 Nov 1963

Bohemians in the bush: the artists' camps of Mosman, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Jun 1991–25 Aug 1991