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An image of Death pursuing the human flock by James Sydney Ensor

James Sydney Ensor

(Belgium 13 Apr 1860 – 19 Nov 1949)

Title
Death pursuing the human flock
Alternative title:
La Mort poursuivant le troupeau des humains
Year
1896
Media category
Print
Materials used
drypoint
Edition
Taevernier 104, ii of three states
Dimensions

23.9 x 18.2 cm platemark; 31.9 x 25.0 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r., pencil " James Ensor 1896". Signed l.c., [incised plate] "J Ensor".
Credit
Purchased with funds provided by the Art Gallery Society of New South Wales 1978
Accession number
101.1978
Copyright
© James Ensor, 1896/SABAM. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (6)

Canberra Museum and Art Gallery and Royal Belgian Embassy (Organisers), From Belgium with lace: Belgian art in Australian collections, Canberra, 2000. no catalogue numbers

Nicholas Draffin (Curator), The bitten image: European etchings from the collection, Sydney, 1980, 12. no catalogue numbers

Nicolas Draffin, Three years on: a selection of acquisitions 1978-1981, 'Prints and Drawings - Australia, European and American', pg. 47-66, Sydney, 1981, 51 (illus.). cat.no. 4

Renée Free, Fin de Siècle, Sydney, Jan 1994. no catalogue numbers

Peter Raissis', Look: 1953-2003 celebrating 50 years, 'European works on paper', pg.56, Newtown, May 2003, 56 (illus.).

David Tunny, Look, 'Benefactors fill funding gap for gallery', pg. 22-23, Heidelberg, May 1996, 23 (illus.).

Exhibition history (5)

The Bitten Image: European etchings from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 Jul 1980–14 Sep 1980

Three years on: acquisitions 1978-81, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 15 Oct 1981–01 Dec 1981

The edge of the world, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 05 Jul 1985–25 Aug 1985

Fin de Siècle: posters prints drawings from the collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 15 Jan 1994–13 Mar 1994

From Belgium with lace: Belgian art in Australia, Canberra Museum and Art Gallery, Canberra, 19 Feb 2000–12 Jun 2000