C1935

Sydney Harbour Bridge from Observatory Hill.

Sydney artist and etcher who exhibited regularly with the Painters and Etchers and Graphic Arts Society of Australia. She studied etching under Sid Long and his influence is seen in all her works. The iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge was a … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Sydney Harbour Bridge from Observatory Hill.

Date:

C1935

Condition:

In good condition

Technique:

Original etching signed in pencil and numbered number 6 of 50

Image Size: 

253mm 
x 152mm
AUTHENTICITY
Sydney Harbour Bridge from Observatory Hill. - Vintage Print from 1935

Guaranteed Vintage Item
dated:

1935

Description:

Sydney artist and etcher who exhibited regularly with the Painters and Etchers and Graphic Arts Society of Australia. She studied etching under Sid Long and his influence is seen in all her works. The iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge was a huge symbol of hope during the worlds worst economic recession, the great Depression 1929-1939. It also was depicted by many Sydney famous Sydney artists during and after it’s construction. It is also important to remember that it’s relative scale to the cities buildings in the 1930’s was far greater than it is today.

Ella Dwyer (1887 - 1979)

Dwyer was a printmaker and bookplate designer, born in Hobart on 9 March 1887, daughter of George Lovell Dwyer and Margaret Jane, née Shield. She was a foundation member of the Australian Bookplate Club in 1932. In 1928 Dwyer was elected a member of the Australian Painter-Etchers’ Society.

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