Buildings, quarry and trees – study c.1950-55
Oil and pencil on canvas
78 x 89 cm
Provenance: The Estate of the Late John Henshaw
Deborah Edwards, Godfrey Miller: 1893-1964, (retrospective exhibition catalogue) Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1996, see plate 46 for a related work.
[They] again reveal the artist's response to Sydney's urban environment and, like the harbour paintings, give give little sense of the experience of modern living. The imaging of the uninhabited cityscape implies, as do Miller's 'de-personalised' nudes, something of the removed passion of Paul Klee ..." op cit, p 66