Artwork of the month

The First Post 1928 | Robert Emerson Curtis (1898-1996)

28 cm x 24 cm

Pencil on paper

$ 3,300

This fine pencil drawing was reproduced on page 21 of Curtis’s 1981 Currawong Press publication ‘The Bridge’.

“It is October 1928. The creeper crane is mounted in position but help is needed to raise the first end post of the arch, assisted by the Harbour Board’s ‘Trojan’ floating crane. Sketched from a lighter on the southern side”

It was also reproduced in his book ‘Building The Bridge’ A series of 14 Lithographs that celebrate the construction of the Harbour Bridge. Each lithograph was also printed in an edition of 20 for separate sale.


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