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Study for Law Courts, 1946 / Sali Herman
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Title:
Study for Law Courts, 1946 / Sali Herman
Creator:
Herman, Sali, 1898-1993.
Date:
1946
Format:
1 drawing: pen and chalk ; 11 x 16 cm.
Inscription:
Signed and dated lower right: S. Herman '46
Subject:
Description:
This drawing is a study for an oil painting now held in the collection of the National Gallery of Victoria.
The Hyde Park Barracks building in Macquarie Street Sydney was designed by convict architect Francis Greenway to house male convicts and erected 1817-1819. From 1848 to 1886 it served as an Immigration Depot for single females and in 1887 the central dormitory buildings and other buildings in the compound were converted to courts and legal offices. A series of additional buildings were later erected in the courtyard. The Industrial Arbitration Court occupied part of the site from 1912-1927.
Provenance:
Lawson-Menzies auction (Sydney) 7 May 2006, lot 83.
Source:
Hyde Park Barracks ; HPB2006/3
Rights:
Copyright estate of the artist.
Material Type:
Picture
Record number:
32214