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Title

La vie en rouille lacquée

1928


Artist

Raymond McGrath

Australia, Ireland

07 Mar 1903 - 23 Dec 1977


About

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.


Details


Date

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.


Location

Not on display


Accession number

328.2010


Artist information

Raymond McGrath

Works in the collection

11


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


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.