Barrack Street, Sydney, 1942 / by Roland Wakelin

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Record title

Barrack Street, Sydney, 1942 / by Roland Wakelin

Call numbers

ML 1486 , Status: On display – Paintings from the Collection, Room 1, North Wall, no. 62

Record identifier

1DrN52y9

Barrack Street, Sydney, 1942 / by Roland Wakelin

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Barrack Street, Sydney, 1942 / by Roland Wakelin

Full title

Barrack Street, Sydney, 1942 / by Roland Wakelin

Date

1942

Call Numbers

ML 1486 , Status: On display – Paintings from the Collection, Room 1, North Wall, no. 62

Record Identifier

1DrN52y9

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Physical Description

Contents

1 painting - visible image 74.0 x 37.0 cm, in frame 90.0 x 36.0 cm - oil on canvas on board

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Fonds

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Copying Conditions

Copyright status : In copyright - Life of creator plus 70 years.

Rights and Restrictions Information : No reproduction without prior written approval of copyright holder.

Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales and Courtesy Estate of Roland Wakelin.

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

An urban streetscape which shows view of Barrack Street from the footpath at the left hand side of the road looking out east towards the T intersection with George Street, facing the western facade of the General Post Office.

In the foreground, a street vendor sells a [newspaper] to a woman wearing a cerise pink coat, while a female pedestri...

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Full title

Barrack Street, Sydney, 1942 / by Roland Wakelin

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NOTES

Signature / Inscriptions

Signed lower right 'R. Wakelin '42'.

Engraved and titled on brass plate, lower edge of timber frame 'Roland Wakelin, Barrack Street, Sydney 1942'.

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Purchased from Menzies Melbourne, 23 June 2016, Lot 74.

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Paintings from the Collection

Administrative / Biographical history

Roland Shakespeare Wakelin (1887-1971), born on 17 April 1887 at Greytown, New Zealand, was among the few artists who introduced modernism to Sydney. Moving to Australia in 1912, he studied under Antonio Dattilo Rubbo and Norman Carter at the Royal Art Society of New South Wales. From 1934, Wakelin's paintings often depicted his harbour city, as we...

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ML 1486 , Status: On display – Paintings from the Collection, Room 1, North Wall, no. 62

Record Identifier

1DrN52y9

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1006234

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