Hindley Street, Evening - Jeffrey Smart

January 25, 2019

Jeffrey Smart

Hindley Street, Evening

58.5 × 49.5 cm

Oil on canvas board

Signature: signed and dated 'Jeff Smart 44' lower right. Provenance: Vera Rudner, Sydney. Private Collection, Sydney. Exhibited: Sydney, David Jones Art Gallery, South Australian Painters, 10 January - 5 February 1945, cat. no. 7. Literature: 'South Australian Painters', The Sydney Morning Herald, 10 January 1945, p.9. P. Quartermaine, Jeffrey Smart, Melbourne, 1983, cat. no. 36, illust. p.100. . In 1945, Hindley Street, Evening was introduced in a mixed exhibition in Sydney. In a review of the show, the art reviewer of the day referred to it as '. . by far the best work in this show. ' (op. cit, 1945, p. 9). We are grateful to Stephen Rogers, Jeffrey Smart's archivist, for his assistance: in cataloguing this work