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Title

The wind


Artist

Rex Wood

Australia

1908 - 1970


About

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


Details


Date

(1930s)


Media category

Print


Materials used

linocut, printed in black ink on light brown wove paper


Edition

1/30


Dimensions

24.7 x 17.1 cm blockmark; 35.7 x 23.4 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed l.r., pencil "Rex Wood.". Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Mr John Baily 1990


Location

Not on display


Accession number

28.1990


Artist information

Rex Wood

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Hendrik Kolenberg and Anne Ryan, Australian prints from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 1998, 71 (illus.). cat.no. 60