Observatory Hill over Container Docks 1990. Shay Docking.
Shay Docking

1928 - 1998

Observatory Hill over Container Docks 1990

Pencil
28 x 35 cm
Signed, titled and dated
Estate number 90.6

A late drawing by the artist who, when asked why she wouldn't sell her drawings replied, "They are my bank of ideas".
Here is an example: Shay has rearranged details from four other drawings - the dome, the fig trees on the hill, freighters and containers in Darling Harbour a line of terraces from The Rocks. Geographically all parts are related to Observatory Hill, but are now being expressed as a new image here


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