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Collage 'A Walk through Hyde Park' by Jeannie Baker

Made
Collage, mixed media, 'A Walk Through Hyde Park', Jeannie Baker, Australia, 1980-1981. A large rectangular collage of mixed media including fabric, hair, wool, woven raffia, feathers, das, clay, cement, resin, paint and vegetation (chemically treated to preserve and coloured with oil paint). It realistically depicts the characters and atmosphere of sydneys Hyde park. Composed of 7 pieces divided between two rectangular panels, adhered to white painted wooden mount.
(-1) Panel, the scene …

Summary

Object No.

A8173

Object Statement

Collage, mixed media, 'A Walk Through Hyde Park', Jeannie Baker, Australia, 1980-1981 (AF).

Physical Description

Collage, mixed media, 'A Walk Through Hyde Park', Jeannie Baker, Australia, 1980-1981. A large rectangular collage of mixed media including fabric, hair, wool, woven raffia, feathers, das, clay, cement, resin, paint and vegetation (chemically treated to preserve and coloured with oil paint). It realistically depicts the characters and atmosphere of sydneys Hyde park. Composed of 7 pieces divided between two rectangular panels, adhered to white painted wooden mount.
(-1) Panel, the scene depicted includes fountain and statue.
(-2) Panel, the scene depicted includes palm tree and post with sign inscribed "Hyde Park".
(-x/1) Wooden travelling crate with detachable lid, painted orange
(-x/2) Inner travelling frame, wood
(-x/3) Split batten, wood, for mounting object on wall

Marks

Signed on far fight hand side, on base of statue "Jeannie Baker A Walk Through Hyde Park"

Dimensions

Height

300 mm

Width

1600 mm

Depth

100 mm

Production

Notes

Born 1950 England, Studied Croydon College of Art, Surrey, England. Has undertaken further education and undertaken project grants in England and America. Writes and illustrates Childrens books. Has lived in Australia since the 1980s

Exhibited at the Crafts Council of Australia Gallery, 113 George St, Sydney, 20th June - 3rd August, 1980. Catalogue No. 1.

Source

Credit Line

Gift of The Bulletin Via Australian Consolidated Press, 1982

Acquisition Date

9 February 1982

Cite this Object

Harvard

Collage 'A Walk through Hyde Park' by Jeannie Baker 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 24 October 2021, <https://ma.as/196042>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/196042 |title=Collage 'A Walk through Hyde Park' by Jeannie Baker |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=24 October 2021 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

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