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[Paddy’s Markets, ca. 1930] / pencil drawing attributed to Normand Baker

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[Paddy’s Markets, ca. 1930] / pencil drawing attributed to Normand Baker

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SV/192

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1l4doze1

[Paddy’s Markets, ca. 1930] / pencil drawing attributed to Normand Baker

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[Paddy’s Markets, ca. 1930] / pencil drawing attributed to Normand Baker

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[Paddy’s Markets, ca. 1930] / pencil drawing attributed to Normand Baker

Author / Creator

Date

ca. 1930

Call Numbers

SV/192

Record Identifier

1l4doze1

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Physical Description

Contents

1 drawing - 25.5 x 35.6 cm - pencil

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Copying Conditions

Copyright status : In copyright - Life of artist plus 70 years

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

Pencil sketch of the interior of Paddy's Markets showing customers and market workers inside the busy produce market.

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Full title

[Paddy’s Markets, ca. 1930] / pencil drawing attributed to Normand Baker

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

Author / Creator

NOTES

General note

Drawing is possibly a preliminary sketch for a painting as it includes colour notations

Signature / Inscriptions

Unsigned

Attributions / Conjectures

Accompanied by note on authenticity "I declare that this pencil sketch of Paddy's markets is an original done by my brother Normand Henry Baker." Signed "Reta Morton"

Conservation note

Slight creases and pinholes to edges, some stains

Description source

Titled and dated from Josef Lebovic Gallery Collector's list No. 145, 2010 - Australian Art (Item 3)

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Purchased from Josef Lebovic Gallery, October 2010

Administrative / Biographical history

Normand Baker (1908-1955) specialised in drawing, etching and painting street scenes. Trained at John Samuel Watkins School in Sydney, he won the Archibald Prize for a self portrait in 1937, aged twenty nine. Baker produced a large quantity of his work depicting the area around Paddy’s markets.

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Library correspondence file

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SV/192

Record Identifier

1l4doze1

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914098

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