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The red light, Harbour Bridge, June 1931 Theme: Cities & Suburbs

Artist: Jessie TRAILL
Birth/Death: 1881–1967

Title: The red light, Harbour Bridge, June 1931

Credit Line: National Gallery of Australia, Canberra.

Between 1927 and 1932 Jessie Traill documented the construction of the Sydney Harbour Bridge in drawings and watercolours which formed the basis for seven line etchings and two aquatints. Viewed from below The red light, Harbour Bridge, June 1931 combines with great sensitivity the hazy atmosphere of dusk and the overwhelming strength of the Bridge as evening light outlines its massive structure.

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