"...and Israel saw the Egyptians dead upon the seashore"
1905 - 1997
In a letter to the National Gallery of Australia Coventry wrote that this engraving was submitted for the Prix de Rome scholarship for engraving, which required evidence of skill in engraving, drawing
from Anne Ryan, 'Australian etchings and engravings 1880s–1930s from the Gallery's collection', AGNSW, Sydney 2007
engraving, printed in black ink with pale plate tone on buff wove paper
15.1 x 14.4 cm platemark; 22.5 x 19 cm sheet
Signature & date
Signed l.r., pencil "FHCoventry". Not dated. Signed l.r., [incised plate] "FHCoventry". Not dated.
Bequest of Megan Machin neé Sharpe 1998
Not on display
© the estate of Fred Coventry
Referenced in 1 publication
Anne Ryan, Australian etchings and engravings 1880s–1930s from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 2007, 65, 65 (colour illus.). cat.no. 95