C1935

St. James, King Street, Sydney.

Fine etching by Gayfield Shaw of St James Church looking southwest from King Street. Originally intended to be a court house, the building was commissioned by Governor Lachlan Macquarie in 1819 and designed by the convict architect Francis Greenway. It … Read Full Description

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S/N: PM-1935-SHAW-002–223358
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Full Title:

St. James, King Street, Sydney.

Date:

C1935

Condition:

In good condition

Technique:

Original etching signed in pencil lower right.

Image Size: 

205mm 
x 260mm
AUTHENTICITY
St. James, King Street, Sydney. - Vintage Print from 1935

Guaranteed Vintage Item
dated:

1935

Description:

Fine etching by Gayfield Shaw of St James Church looking southwest from King Street. Originally intended to be a court house, the building was commissioned by Governor Lachlan Macquarie in 1819 and designed by the convict architect Francis Greenway. It was completed in 1824.

Gayfield Shaw (1885 - 1961)

Shaw was a commercial gallery director, and one of the most prominent members of the Sydney art scene during the early boom period in Australian visual art following the end of the First World War. He was also a skilled printmaker who took a leading role in establishing the nation's first etching society.

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