Sydney URE SMITH, Ambleside farmyard. Enlarge 1 /1


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

  • Australia from 1889

Ambleside farmyard. c.1926 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: cream laid F J Head paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark lower right, 'F J Head & Co [partial]'.
Edition State: 1st state
Impression: trial proof

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, 'Ambleside Farmyard'. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '1st state Trial Proof'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed lower right at bottom of sheet in black pencil, '[price] 5/5/0'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 23.9 h x 31.4 w cm sheet 30.0 h x 34.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.1099
Subject: Australia, Art style: Painter-etchers 1860s-1938
  • Alan Queale, Brisbane. Bequeathed to the Australian National Gallery by Alan Queale, Brisbane, 1982. Alan Queale Bequest accepted by the Australian National Gallery, 1983.