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Raymond McGrath

(Australia, Ireland 07 Mar 1903 – 23 Dec 1977)

Title
La vie en rouille lacquée
Year
1928
Media category
Print
Materials used
wood engraving, printed in black ink on Abbey Mills paper
Edition
10/30
Dimensions

10.4 x 12.8 cm blockmark; 29.0 x 22.1 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r., pen and black ink "Raymond McGrath, 1928."
Credit
Gift of Lynne Frolich 2010. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession number
328.2010
Location
Not on display
Further information

In June 1928 McGrath wrote to fellow expatriate lan Henning in Paris, describing this wood engraving he had just made of a merry-go-round and suggesting Henning write a poem to accompany it.

Bibliography (2)

Roger Arthur Butler, Raymond McGrath prints: the catalogue, Armadale, 1979, (illus.). cat.no. 64

Editor Unknown, Lady Clare magazine [Lent term], Cambridge, 1928, 122 (illus.). Illustration for 'La vie en Rouille Lacquée' by Ian A Henning.