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An image of Special edition by Ethel Spowers

Ethel Spowers

(Australia 1890 – 1947)

Title
Special edition
Year
1936
Media category
Print
Materials used
colour linocut on thin ivory laid tissue
Edition
4/50
Dimensions

28.2 x 22.4 cm image; 35.4 x 25.7 cm sheet (irreg.)

Signature & date
Signed and dated within image l.l. corner, pencil "1936./ E.L. Spowers".
Credit
Purchased 1977
Accession number
416.1977
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (6)

Helen Campbell, Colour, rhythm, design: wood & lino cuts of the 20s & 30s, 'Introduction', pg. 2, Sydney, 2010, 14 (colour illus.).

Stephen Coppel, Linocuts of the machine age: Claude Flight and the Grosvenor school, 'The Australians: Dorrit Black, Ethel Spowers and Eveline Syme', pg. 65-68, England, 1995, (colour illus.), 66, 176 (illus.), 177. plate 36; cat.no. ES 35; NOTE: this is not the AGNSW impression.

Deborah Edwards and Denise Mimmocchi, Look, ‘Sydney Moderns’, pg. 24-28, Newtown, Jun 2013, 27 (colour illus.).

Jane Hylton, Modern Australian women: paintings & prints 1925-1945, Adelaide, 2000, 79 (colour illus.), 126. Collection of Art Gallery of South Australia

Hendrik Kolenberg, Everyday life: prints drawings and watercolours from the collections of Australian and European art, Sydney, 1994. cat.no. 77

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney, 10 Jul 1936, 5.

Exhibition history (3)

Everyday Life, prints, drawings and watercolours from the collections of Australian and European Art:

Australian Collection Focus: Colour, Rhythm, Design - wood & lino cuts of the 20s & 30s, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 12 Mar 2010–11 Jul 2010

Sydney Moderns, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Jul 2013–07 Oct 2013