This print was commissioned and used by The Sydney Morning Herald for the early/country edition of that newspaper on New Year's Day, 2003.
It is a classic view of Sydney Harbour from Lavender Bay showing the Bridge, Opera House, Luna Park, the railway depot and a Hegarty's ferry at dawn.
© Australian Art Department, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2003
hand-coloured sugarlift aquatint, printed in black ink and gouache on white BFK Rives paper
68.0 x 50.0 cm platemark (irreg.); 75.7 x 56.4 cm sheet
Signature & date
Signed l.r., pencil "Peter Kingston". Not dated.
Gift of the artist 2003
Not on display
© Peter Kingston
Shown in 4 exhibitions
Contemporary Australian prints from the collection (2004), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 03 Apr 2004–06 Jun 2004
Peter Kingston: a survey:
Harbourlife: Sydney Harbour from the 1940s to recent times:
Destination Sydney, Mosman Art Gallery, Mosman, 05 Dec 2015–07 Feb 2016
Referenced in 3 publications
Gavin Wilson, Harbourlife, 'harbourlife', pg. 7-32, Sydney, 2007, 57, 26.
Jill Sykes (Editor), Look, Sydney, Feb 2009, 41 (colour illus.). NOTE: Featured in the Members events March 09 section.
Anne Ryan, Contemporary Australian prints from the collection, Sydney, 2004. cat.no. 21