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Title

(Martin Place)

(circa 1929)

Artist

David Barker

Australia

1888 - 06 May 1946

  • Details

    Date
    (circa 1929)
    Media category
    Print
    Materials used
    pencil, drypoint, printed in black ink on cream wove paper
    Edition
    first state; trial proof with additions in pencil
    Dimensions
    21.0 x 18.5 cm platemark; 30.1 x 26.7 cm sheet
    Signature & date

    Signed l.r., pencil "David Barker". Not dated.

    Credit
    Gift of Jenny Pollack 2007
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    284.2007
    Copyright

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    Artist information
    David Barker

    Works in the collection

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  • About

    David Barker was a founding committee member and exhibitor with the Australian Painter-Etchers' Society from 1921, and a prolific etcher in the 1920s and 30s. Barker exhibited seventeen works in the Australian Painter-Etchers' Society's first exhibition, a number of which had been shown the previous year at Gayfield Shaw’s Art Gallery.

    The majority of the etchings by Barker included in the exhibition were of Middle Eastern subjects, where he had served in the AIF during WWI, and made numerous paintings and drawings. Later in the decade he made more etchings of local subjects, including several Sydney cityscapes.

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