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An image of "...and Israel saw the Egyptians dead upon the seashore" by Fred Coventry

Fred Coventry

(Australia 1905 – 1997)

Title
"...and Israel saw the Egyptians dead upon the seashore"
Year
(circa 1929)
Media category
Print
Materials used
engraving, printed in black ink with pale plate tone on buff wove paper
Edition
1/50
Dimensions

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.
Credit
Bequest of Megan Machin neé Sharpe 1998
Accession number
331.1998
Copyright
© the estate of Fred Coventry
Location
Not on display
Further information

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
and composition.

from Anne Ryan, 'Australian etchings and engravings 1880s–1930s from the Gallery's collection', AGNSW, Sydney 2007

Bibliography (1)

Anne Ryan, Australian etchings and engravings 1880s–1930s from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 2007, 65, 65 (colour illus.). cat.no. 95