Evening (Sydney from the North Shore)
Evening. Sydney from the North Shore
oil on canvas
92.0 x 168.8 cm
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l., "C.H. Hunt 88".
Shown in 4 exhibitions
Ninth Annual Exhibition of the Art Society of New South Wales (1888), Society Rooms, Union Chambers, Sydney, 17 Sep 1888 -
World's Columbian Exposition, 1893, Jackson Park, Chicago, 01 May 1893–30 Oct 1893
Sydney Harbour: an exhibition to mark the 175th anniversary of the founding of Australia (1963), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 30 Oct 1963–19 Nov 1963
Bohemians in the bush: the artists' camps of Mosman, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Jun 1991–25 Aug 1991
Referenced in 13 publications
Australian artists: Some have real artistic merit and the collection is credible', Chicago Daily Tribune, 'Pictures, pg. 9, Chicago, 08 Jun 1893, 9. Painting incorrectly attributed to W. Lister Lister.
Barry Pearce, Art Gallery of New South Wales handbook, 'Australian', pg. 13-35, Sydney, 1988, 16.
Daniel Thomas., Sydney Harbour, ‘Introduction', Sydney, 1963. cat.no. 20; titled 'Evening. Sydney from the North Shore'
Albie Thoms, Bohemians in the bush: the artists' camps of Mosman, 'The artist's camp', pg. 39-48, Sydney, 1991, 7 (colour illus.), 41, 77. cat.no. 39; plate no. 1
Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1893, Sydney, 1893, 107. cat.no. 369; titled 'Evening', Loan collection to Commissioners of the Chicago Exposition
Art and architecture: Volume II, 'Australasia and Canada', pg. 29-32, Philadelphia, 1893, 31 (ilus.), 32. Official illustrated publication of the art and architecture at the World's Columbian Exposition, held in Chicago in 1893.
Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1891, Sydney, 1891. cat.no. 247; Australian Court
Art Society of New South Wales Ninth Annual Exhibition Catalogue, Sydney, Sep 1888. cat.no. 89; titled 'Evening', £78/15/-
Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1888, Sydney, 1888. cat.no. 145; Oil Paintings, titled 'Evening'
Catalogue of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1899, Sydney, 1899. cat.no. 248, Oil Paintings-Australian, titled 'Sydney from North Shore - Evening'
Art Gallery of New South Wales picturebook, Sydney, 1972, 74 (colour illus.).
Selling a nation: Australian artists at International Exhibitions [M.A., University of Sydney], 'Organisation of the New South Wales display in Chicago', pg.18-45, Sydney, 2001, between 40-41 (colour illus.), 41, 52. figure no. 30