Sydney URE SMITH, Musgrave Street from Cremorne. Enlarge 1 /1

Sydney URE SMITH

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

  • Australia from 1889

Musgrave Street from Cremorne. [Musgrave Street, Mosman.] 1916 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in brown ink with plate-tone, from one copper plate Support: cream wove tissue paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 24/30
Edition: edition of 30

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Sydney Ure Smith'. not dated. inscribed lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Musgrave St. Mosman'. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'No.24. / 30 Proofs'. inscribed lower left edge in black pencil, 'To Leon Gellert with all good wished from S. Ur. S-'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 22.4 h x 17.8 w cm sheet 25.2 h x 19.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1987
Accession No: NGA 87.1246
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
Provenance:
  • Collection of Leon Gellert (1892 - 1977), gift of the artist [see inscription].
  • Private collection.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Deutscher Fine Art, 1987.