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An image of Naval funeral by Dorrit Black

Dorrit Black

(Australia 23 Dec 1891 – 13 Sep 1951)

Naval funeral
(circa 1945)
Media category
Materials used
colour linocut, printed from four blocks on thin ivory tissue

16.8 x 24.2 cm blockmark (irreg.); 23.4 x 26.5 cm sheet (irreg.)

Signature & date
Signed within block to print u.r. corner, incised "DB [monogram]". Not dated.
Purchased 1976
Accession number
Not on display
Bibliography (6)

Roger Arthur Butler, Printed images by Australian artists 1885-1955, Canberra, 2007, 242 (colour illus.). Collection of National Gallery of Australia

Stephen Coppel, Linocuts of the machine age: Claude Flight and the Grosvenor school, 'The Australians: Dorrit Black, Ethel Spowers and Eveline Syme', pg. 65-68, England, 1995, 164 (illus.). DB 45

Deborah Edwards, Daphne Wallace, Margo Neale, Victoria Lynn and Sandra Byron, Review: works by women from the permanent collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1995.

Tracey Lock-Weir, Dorrit Black: unseen forces, Catalogue entry (no catalogue numbers), Adelaide, 2014, 198, 206 (cat. entry). NOTE: this is not the AGNSW impression.

Catherine Speck, Painting ghosts: Australian women artists in wartime, Melbourne, 2004, 196, 197 (colour illus.). 119; Note: this is not the impression in the collection of the AGNSW but another from the NGA, Canberra.

Anna Waldmann, Project 39 - Women's Imprint, Sydney, 1982. no catalogue numbers; not paginated

Exhibition history (1)

Project 39 - Women's Imprint (1982), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 01 Oct 1982–31 Oct 1982