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An image of A pastoral fantasy by Charles Conder

Charles Conder

(England, Australia 24 Oct 1868 – 09 Feb 1909)

Title
A pastoral fantasy
Year
(1904)
Media category
Print
Materials used
transfer lithograph, sanguine ink on ivory laid paper
Edition
artist's proof from edition of 50
Dimensions

22.1 x 30.7 cm image; 28.9 x 38.0 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed l.l., pencil "Charles Conder/ Charles Conder". Not dated.
Credit
Gift of Richard King 2008
Accession number
167.2008
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (2)

Frank Gibson and Campbell Dodgson, Charles Conder: his life and work, London, 1914, 21 (illus.). NOTE: This set, drawn in 1904, was published in 1906 by Messrs. Ernest Brown & Phillips without a printed wrapper, title, or list of subjects…. Fifty copies were issued, all printed in red, and signed and numbered in pencil….. There is no coherent motive running through the whole set, and the general title, which is of recent invention, is not applicable to all the subjects…. in the eighth [A pastoral fantasy] we are introduced to an equally unreal Arcady of 1830.

Jan Minchin, Roger Arthur Butler and Chris Deutscher, The prints: Thea Proctor, Sydney, 1980, 14. General reference