Sydney URE SMITH, Shell Cove, Sydney Harbour. Enlarge 1 /1


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

  • Australia from 1889

Shell Cove, Sydney Harbour. December 1917 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in warm black ink, from one plate Support: cream laid F.J. Head & Co paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark upper right, 'F.J. Head & Co [partial]'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 14/30
Edition: edition of 30

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Sidney Ure Smith'. not dated. titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Shell Cove - Sydney Harbour'. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'No 14 / 30 Proofs'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 16.9 h x 33.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Oscar Paul Collection, Gift of Henriette von Dallwitz and of Richard Paul in honour of his father 1965.
Accession No: NGA 65.138
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
  • The Oscar Paul Collection.
  • Bequest to the Commonwealth Art Advisory Board (C.A.A.B.), from Mrs Henriette von Dallwitz legatee of Richard Paul after reinbursement to estate, to fulfill Richard Paul's intentions to honour his father, May 1965.