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Rex Wood

(Australia 1908 – 1970)

The wind
Media category
Materials used
linocut, printed in black ink on light brown wove paper

24.7 x 17.1 cm blockmark; 35.7 x 23.4 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed l.r., pencil "Rex Wood.". Not dated.
Gift of Mr John Baily 1990
Accession number
Not on display
Further information

Rex Wood was born at Laura, South Australia and studied at the South Australian School of Art under Mary Packer Harris. His work was illustrated in the School of Art journal 'Forerunner'. He produced many linocuts during the late 1920s and 1930s, exhibiting prints with the Society of Arts in Adelaide. In 1938 he left for Europe and studied in London at the Anglo-French Art Centre at St Johns Wood and the Southampton Row School of Art. He lived in Portugal before returning to Australia in 1956.

Hendrik Kolenberg and Anne Ryan, 'Australian prints from the Gallery's collection', AGNSW, 1998

Bibliography (1)

Hendrik Kolenberg and Anne Ryan, Australian prints from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 1998, 71 (illus.). 60

Exhibition history (1)

Australian prints from the Gallery's collection (1998-1999), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Nov 1998–07 Feb 1999

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