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An image of Horizontal portrait by Fred Coventry

Fred Coventry

(Australia 1905 – 1997)

Title
Horizontal portrait
Year
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
Accession number
54.1996
Copyright
© the estate of Fred Coventry
Location
Not on display
Further information

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

Bibliography (2)

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