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Miller's Point, morning



John Passmore


04 Feb 1904 - 09 Oct 1984


Other Title

Millers Point, morning

Place where the work was made

Sydney New South Wales Australia



Media category


Materials used

oil on hardboard


50.8 x 61.0 cm board; 68.4 x 78.5 x 2.7 cm frame

Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Marshall Bequest Fund 1952


Not on display

Accession number


Artist information

John Passmore

Works in the collection



Where the work was made

Shown in 11 exhibitions

Exhibition history

Referenced in 18 publications


Deborah Edwards, Australian art: in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Mosaic and figure', pg. 213-214, Sydney, 2000, 227 (colour illus.), 301.

Our Art Critic (Paul Haefliger)., The Sydney Morning Herald, 'Sydney Group show is exciting', Sydney, 29 Jul 1952, unknown.

The art of Australia, Melbourne, 1970, 14, 206, 207 (illus.), 328. plate no. 82

Bruce James, Art Gallery of New South Wales handbook, 'Australian Collection: Painting and Sculpture', pg. 102-181, Sydney, 1999, 158 (colour illus.).

Elwyn Lynn., The Weekend Australian, 'Retrospective puts Passmore in order', Sydney, 29 Dec 1984-30 Dec 1984, page unknown.

A retrospective exhibition of Australian painting, Sydney, 1953. 150

One hundred years of Australian landscape painting: Art Gallery of New South Wales Travelling Art Exhibition 1968, Sydney, 1968, 18, 19 (illus.). 19

Charles Pickett, Observer & observed: a pictorial history of Sydney Observatory and Observatory Hill, 'Observer & observed: a pictorial history', pg. 8-94, Sydney, 2001, 71 (colour illus.).

Margaretta Pos., Mercury, 'Passmore, artist in turmoil', Hobart, 02 Mar 1985, page unknown. Review of the Passmore retrospective at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

Daniel Thomas., Sydney Harbour, ‘Introduction', Sydney, 1963. 47

Gavin Wilson, Harbourlife, 'harbourlife', pg. 7-32, Sydney, 2007, 56, 21, 20 (colour illus.).

The Sydney Group, Sydney, 1952. 23; priced 16 guineas

S.A. Parker Framing Works, 'Works in the collection with known Parker frames', pg. 27-68, Sydney, 2004, 48 (colour illus.), 61 (illus.).

Australian painters; Seeing Cézanne, Sydney, 1998, 30. 24

Big blue: the painted harbour (list of works), Sydney, 1997.

AGNSW Collections, 'From Colonialism to late Modernism', pg. 7-106, Sydney, 1994, 62 (colour illus.).

Twentieth century Australian masterworks from the Art Gallery of New South Wales and the Fred Williams Pilbara Series, Tokyo, 1985, 32 (colour illus.). 15

Barry Pearce, John Passmore 1904-84, Sydney, 1984, 16, 57 (colour illus.). 30