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Collection

Helen Ogilvie

(Australia 09 May 1902 – 01 Aug 1993)

Title
Banksias
Year
(1942)
Media category
Print
Materials used
wood engraving, printed in black ink on white tissue
Edition
4/50
Dimensions

10.9 x 10.2 cm blockmark; 13.7 x 14 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed l.r., pencil "H Ogilvie." Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1975
Accession number
261.1975
Location
Not on display
Further information

Ogilvie also made a colour linocut of this subject, and probably worked from drawings of the Banksia plant to make both linocut
and wood engraving.

‘This is purely that I loved the design of them and I wanted to put it down … I collected it in the wild, when we were on our
holidays, and I think I got these from South Gippsland … or the east coast, because they were the most beautiful ones.’

from Anne Ryan, 'Australian etchings and engravings 1880s–1930s from the Gallery's collection', AGNSW, Sydney 2007

Bibliography (2)

Anne Ryan, Australian etchings and engravings 1880s–1930s from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 2007, 87 (colour illus.). cat.no. 131

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