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Title

Horizontal portrait


Artist

Fred Coventry

Australia

1905 - 1997


About

The Gallery has the drawing upon which this self portrait engraving is based, made in 1927 while the artist was still in Sydney; the print mimics the drawing, but in reverse.

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


Details


Date

1929


Media category

Print


Materials used

etching, printed in black ink with plate tone on cream laid paper


Edition

6/50


Dimensions

14.6 x 12.5 cm platemark; 22.0 x 21.3 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed l.r., pencil "FHCoventry". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1996


Location

Not on display


Accession number

54.1996


Artist information

Fred Coventry

Works in the collection

18


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Gail Ross, Art New Zealand, 'Art & Industry: Frederick Halford Coventry (1905-1997)', pg. 60-63, New Zealand, Summer 2007-2008, 61 (illus.).

Anne Ryan, Australian etchings and engravings 1880s–1930s from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 2007, 65, 65 (colour illus.). cat.no. 96