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Title

"...and Israel saw the Egyptians dead upon the seashore"

(circa 1929)


Artist

Fred Coventry

Australia

1905 - 1997


About

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


Details


Date

(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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

331.1998


Artist information

Fred Coventry

Works in the collection

18


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


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