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Title

Towers of San Gimignano

1928


Artist

Raymond McGrath

Australia, Ireland

07 Mar 1903 - 23 Dec 1977


About

During his time at Cambridge, McGrath's visits to Italy and Spain provided fresh inspiration. This engraving was published as a 'decoration' for his poem 'The fair lady of San Gimignano' under the Spanish spelling of his name 'Ramon Majraz’.


Details


Date

1928


Media category

Print


Materials used

wood engraving, printed in black ink on Abbey Mills paper


Edition

10/30


Dimensions

3.4 x 3.4 cm blockmark (irreg.); 28.8 x 22.1 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r., pen and black ink "Raymond McGrath, 28."


Credit

Gift of Lynne Frolich 2010. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.


Location

Not on display


Accession number

326.2010


Artist information

Raymond McGrath

Works in the collection

11


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Roger Arthur Butler, Raymond McGrath prints: the catalogue, Armadale, 1979, (illus.). cat.no. 62

Hendrik Kolenberg, Lloyd Rees in Europe, ‘The drawings: 1953’, pp 20-48, Sydney, 2002, 44 (illus.).

Editor Unknown, Lady Clare magazine [Easter term], Cambridge, 1928, 108 (illus.). Illustration for 'The fair lady of San Gimignano' by Ramon Majraz [Raymond McGrath]