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
Ian Burn, 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.).
Unknown and Unknown, The Artist & the City, Sydney, 1983, 8, 16 (colour illus.). cat.no. 14
Bernard William Smith, A catalogue of Australian oil paintings in the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1875-1952, Sydney, 1953, 28. cat.no. 57
Editor Unknown (Editor), 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.
John Slater, 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 53rd Annual Exhibition (1932), Sydney, 1932. cat.no. 49; priced 125 guineas
Peter Emmett, Metropolis, Glebe, 1999. Exhibition guide, brochure format.