Sydney URE SMITH, Gore Bay. Enlarge 1 /1


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

  • Australia from 1889

Gore Bay. 1918 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in warm black ink, from one plate Support: cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 47/50
Edition: edition of 50

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Sydney Ure Smith'. titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Gore Bay'. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'No 47 / 50 Proofs'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed lower left corner of sheet, '[illegible] E. Barnes [?]'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 17.7 h x 19.5 w cm sheet 22.5 h x 27.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.1169
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from The Print Room Gallery, Sydney, December 1976.