‘A brilliant piece of impressionist art inspired by a rainy day at Manly wharf is going under the hammer on Thursday. The painting by Gerald Fitzgerald, ‘The Manly Jetty’, 1896, shows the Manly Wharf on a wet and stormy day …..
“How many dramatic pictures are there of Manly in this style”” asked fine art valuer and consultant David Hulme, of Banziger Hulme art brokers. ….
Hulme said he considered the waterfront painting to be one of Fitzgerald’s finest. …’