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An image of The harbour from Potts Point by Sydney Ure Smith

Sydney Ure Smith

(Australia 09 Jan 1887 – 11 Oct 1949)

The harbour from Potts Point
Media category
Materials used
pencil, watercolour, pastel on buff wove paper

44.7 x 60.7 cm image (irreg.); 46.7 x 62.5 cm sheet (irreg.)

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l., pencil "S. Ure Smith 1936".
Gift of J.R. McGregor 1936
Accession number
Not on display
Bibliography (6)

Jean Campbell, Australian watercolour painters: 1780 to the present day, 'The boom of the 1920s', pg. 118-129, Roseville, 1989, 121 (colour illus.).

Christine Dixon and Dinah Dysart, Counterclaims: presenting Australian art 1938-1941, Sydney, 1986, 50. AAA62, in place of AAA 1940 26 "Harbour from Potts Point"

Hendrik Kolenberg, Australian watercolours 1880s to 1990s, Sydney, 1995, 56 (colour illus.), 57 (colour illus., detail), 120. 45

Hendrik Kolenberg, Twentieth century Australian watercolours from the collection, Sydney, 1989. 75

Lionel Lindsay, 150 years of Australian art, Sydney, 1938, illus.. 470

Howard Tanner and Inara Walden, Thoroughly modern Sydney: 1920s and 30s glamour & style, Sydney, 2006, 10. List of works.

Exhibition history (3)

Australian watercolours 1880s to 1990s:

Kings Cross - Bohemian Sydney, Elizabeth Bay House, Elizabeth Bay, 31 May 2003–21 Sep 2003

Thoroughly modern Sydney, Museum of Sydney, Sydney, 01 Jul 2006–15 Oct 2006