The Canyon, Martin Place
New Zealand, Australia
30 Mar 1878 - 19 Jun 1953
gelatin silver photograph
36.3 x 27.1 cm image/sheet
Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Gift of the Cazneaux family 1975
Not on display
Shown in 9 exhibitions
Australian Pictorial Photography:
- S.H. Ervin Gallery, The Rocks 12 Jun 1979–08 Jul 1979
- The Victorian College of the Arts Gallery, South Bank 08 Aug 1979–31 Aug 1979
- Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide 01 Dec 1979–30 Jan 1980
The Artist and the City:
Harold Cazneaux, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 Dec 1989–11 Mar 1990
Souvenirs of Sydney, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 14 Mar 1992–10 May 1992
Photographs from the Collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 30 Mar 1993–09 May 1993
Modernism/Japonism in photography 1920s-1940s: Ishida Kiichiro and the Sydney Camera Circle:
Harold Cazneaux: artist in photography, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 05 Jun 2008–10 Aug 2008
Sydney Moderns, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Jul 2013–07 Oct 2013
Shaded, Dubbo Regional Art Gallery, Dubbo, 28 Aug 2017–03 Dec 2017
Referenced in 10 publications
Natasha Bullock, Harold Cazneaux: artist in photography, Sydney, 2008.
Natasha Bullock, Look, 'Shedding Light, photographs by the great Harold Cazneaux are seen in a new light alongside paintings of the time', pg.13, Melbourne, Aug 2001, 13.
Max Dupain, Cazneaux - Photographs by Harold Cazneaux 1878-1953, Canberra, 1978, 29 (illus.), 87. plate no. 29
Deborah Edward and Denise Mimmocchi, Sydney moderns: art for a new world, 'Sydney moderns', pg.12-17, Sydney, 2013, 14 (illus.), 217.
Philip Geeves and Gael Newton, Philip Geeves presents Cazneaux's Sydney 1904-1934, Sydney, 1980, 128, 129 (illus.). plate no. 55
Brian Ladd and Alan Krell, The Artist & the City, Sydney, 1983, 7. cat.no. 9
Yuri Mitsuda, Modernism/Japonism in photography 1920s-1940s: Kiichiro Ishida and Sydney Camera Circle, 2002, 94 (illus.). cat.no. S17
Gael Newton, Silver and Grey - Fifty Years of Australian Photography 1900-1950, 1980, (illus.). plate no. 56
Gael Newton, Australian Pictorial Photography, Melbourne, 1979, 8, 17. cat.no. 23
Anne-Marie Willis, Picturing Australia - A History of Photography, Sydney, 1988, 152 (illus.). plate no. 91