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

  • Australia from 1889

The book-lover (1904) Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in gouache, pen and ink, brush and ink and black pencil Support: paper

Primary Insc: signed upper right in pen and black ink 'Syd Smith . . .'. not dated. Titled lower edge as part of work, 'The / book-lover'.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed upper right in ink, 'A cover'.
Dimensions: image 24.8 h x 13.2 w cm sheet 30.8 h x 23.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.753
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from The Print Room Gallery, Sydney, November 1976.