Sydney URE SMITH, St Pauls, Cobitty. Enlarge 1 /1


Stoke Newington, England 1887 – Point Piper, New South Wales, Australia 1949

  • Australia from 1889

St Pauls, Cobitty. 1928 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: cream wove paper subsequently relined
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 4/50
Edition: edition of 50

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Sydney Ure Smith'. not dated. titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'St Pauls Cobbity'. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'no 4 / 50 proof'. inscribed lower right corner of sheet in black pencil, '3-3-0'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed right edge vertical in black pencil with framing details including, '16 x 16 ... 3/8 Dark Brown'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 19.4 h x 24.6 w cm sheet 25.2 h x 34.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.65.37
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Thirty Victoria Street, Sydney, 10 March 1977.