1887 - 1971
oil on hardboard
71.1 x 91.5 cm board; 82.6 x 103.0 x 3.7 cm frame
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l. corner, black oil "R. Wakelin/ 58".
Not on display
© Roland Wakelin Estate
Where the work was made
Shown in 11 exhibitions
Society of Artists Spring Exhibition (1958), Education Department Gallery [Loftus Street], Sydney, 14 Aug 1958–29 Aug 1958
Purchases and Acquisitions for 1958, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 11 Feb 1959–08 Mar 1959
Roland Wakelin retrospective (1967):
The Artist and the City:
Observing Sydney - Views of and from Observatory Hill, S.H. Ervin Gallery, The Rocks, 07 May 1993–13 Jun 1993
Parallel Visions: Twenty-two artists from the Australian collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 Feb 2002–May 2003
Sydney studios, S.H. Ervin Gallery, The Rocks, 14 Aug 2004–26 Sep 2004
Harbourlife: Sydney Harbour from the 1940s to recent times:
Australian Modernists: Their responses to the building of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Goulburn Regional Art Gallery, 10 Feb 2011–25 Mar 2011
Henri Mallard: Building the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Goulburn Regional Art Gallery, 10 Feb 2011–26 Mar 2011
An expanded vision: Mary Turner collection, Orange Regional Gallery, Orange, 27 Aug 2011–30 Oct 2011
Referenced in 7 publications
Douglas Dundas, Roland Wakelin retrospective, 'Introduction', pg. 3-6, Sydney, 1967, 19. cat.no. 81
Heather Johnson, Parallel visions: works from the Australian collection, 'Roy de Maistre / Roland Wakelin', pg. 48-59, Sydney, 2002, 58, 59 (colour illus.), 146, 147.
Gavin Wilson, Harbourlife, 'harbourlife', pg. 7-32, Sydney, 2007, 56, 8, 12 (colour illus.).
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Purchases and Acquisitions for 1958 National Art Gallery of N.S.W., Sydney, 1958, 16. cat.no. 30
Observing Sydney: views of and from Observatory Hill, Sydney, 1993, 8 (colour illus.).
Ann Proudfoot (Curator), An expanded view: the Mary Turner Collection at Orange Regional Gallery, 'List of works', pg. 117-124, Orange, 2011, 123.
Brian Ladd and Alan Krell, The Artist & the City, Sydney, 1983, 13, 15 (illus.). cat.no. 26