oil on canvas
101.5 x 86.0 cm stretcher; 128.7 x 112.6 x 12.5 cm frame
Signature & date
Signed l.r. corner, dark brown oil "N.H. Baker". Not dated.
Not on display
© Estate of Normand Baker
Shown in 3 exhibitions
Fifty-third Annual Exhibition of the Royal Art Society of New South Wales (1932), Education Department Gallery [Loftus Street], Sydney, 30 Jul 1932–20 Aug 1932
The Artist and the City:
Metropolis, Museum of Sydney, Sydney, 18 Dec 1999–02 Apr 2000
Referenced in 8 publications
National life and landscape - Australian painting 1900-1940, 'Tradition in modern life', pg. 158-205, Sydney, 1990, 166 (colour illus.), 167. plate no. 166
Peter Emmett, Sydney: metropolis, suburb, harbour, 'Metropolis', pg. 13-70, Glebe, 2000, 51, 52 (colour illus.).
The Artist & the City, Sydney, 1983, 8, 16 (colour illus.). cat.no. 14
A catalogue of Australian oil paintings in the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1875-1952, Sydney, 1953, 28. cat.no. 57
The Sydney morning herald, 'Archibald Prize winner. Normand H. Baker. Wynne Prize to Gruner', Sydney, 25 Feb 1938. Review of the Archibald and Wynne Prizes for 1937.
Through artists' eyes: Australian suburbs and their cities 1919-1945, 'The city marginalised to the city revealed', pg. 15-34, Melbourne, 2004, xi, 16, 17 (colour illus.). illus.no. 3
Royal Art Society of New South Wales, Royal Art Society of New South Wales 53rd Annual Exhibition (1932), Sydney, 1932. cat.no. 49; priced 125 guineas
Metropolis, Glebe, 1999. Exhibition guide, brochure format.