Sydney URE SMITH, Argyle Cut in 1926. Enlarge 1 /1


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

  • Australia from 1889

Argyle Cut in 1926. 1926 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 lower left vertical, 'F J Head & Co.'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 15/50
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, 'Argyle Cut in 1926'. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'No.15 / 50 Proof'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscriptions relating to frame at base of sheet.
Dimensions: plate-mark 23.5 h x 18.3 w cm sheet 31.6 h x 23.4 w cm
Accession No: NGA 46.31
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
  • Purchased by the Commonwealth Art Advisory Board (C.A.A.B.), from an unidentified vendor, by 1946.