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An image of The bridge by Roland Wakelin

Roland Wakelin

(Australia 1887 – 1971)

The bridge
Place of origin
SydneyNew South WalesAustralia
Media category
Materials used
oil on hardboard

71.1 x 91.5 cm board; 82.6 x 103.0 x 3.7 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l. corner, black oil "R. Wakelin/ 58".
Purchased 1958
Accession number
© Roland Wakelin Estate
Not on display
Bibliography (7)

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Purchases and Acquisitions for 1958 National Art Gallery of N.S.W., Sydney, 1958, 16. 30

Douglas Dundas, Roland Wakelin retrospective, 'Introduction', pg. 3-6, Sydney, 1967, 19. 81

Heather Johnson, Parallel visions: works from the Australian collection, 'Roy de Maistre / Roland Wakelin', pg. 48-59, Sydney, 2002, 58, 59 (colour illus.), 146, 147.

Brian Ladd and Alan Krell, The Artist & the City, Sydney, 1983, 13, 15 (illus.). 26

Ann Proudfoot (Curator), An expanded view: the Mary Turner Collection at Orange Regional Gallery, 'List of works', pg. 117-124, Orange, 2011, 123.

S.H. Ervin Gallery, Observing Sydney: views of and from Observatory Hill, Sydney, 1993, 8 (colour illus.).

Gavin Wilson, Harbourlife, 'harbourlife', pg. 7-32, Sydney, 2007, 56, 8, 12 (colour illus.).

Exhibition history (11)

Society of Artists Spring Exhibition (1958), Education Department Gallery [Loftus Street], Sydney, 14 Aug 1958–29 Aug 1958

Purchases and Acquisitions for 1958, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 11 Feb 1959–08 Mar 1959

Roland Wakelin retrospective (1967):

The Artist and the City:

Observing Sydney - Views of and from Observatory Hill, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, 07 May 1993–13 Jun 1993

Parallel Visions: Twenty-two artists from the Australian collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 Feb 2002–May 2003

Sydney studios, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, 14 Aug 2004–26 Sep 2004

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

Australian Modernists: Their responses to the building of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Goulburn Regional Art Gallery, 10 Feb 2011–25 Mar 2011

Henri Mallard: Building the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Goulburn Regional Art Gallery, 10 Feb 2011–26 Mar 2011

An expanded vision: Mary Turner collection, Orange Regional Gallery, Australia, 27 Aug 2011–30 Oct 2011

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