23 May 1911 - 14 Aug 1991
linocut, black ink on cream wove oriental style paper
No edition printed, approximately 8 impressions
27.5 x 27.0 cm blockmark
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. beneath blockmark, pencil "Vera Blackburn August 1936".
Signed within block to print l.l., incised "VB".
Gift of the artist 1976
Not on display
© Estate of the artist
Where the work was made
Shown in 5 exhibitions
Australian images: Prints, drawings and watercolours from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 Dec 1979–28 Jan 1980
Art Deco and works from the period (1980), S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, 16 Jun 1980–14 Jul 1980
Project 39 - Women's Imprint (1982), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 01 Oct 1982–31 Oct 1982
Art Deco: from Sydney cinemas and pubs to skyscrapers, Museum of Sydney, Sydney, 12 Jun 1999–05 Sep 1999
Heaven on Earth: Visions of Arcadia, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery and Arts Centre, 01 Oct 2005–27 Nov 2005
Referenced in 6 publications
Roger Butler, Sydney by design: wood and linoblock prints by Sydney women artists between the wars, 'Sydney by design: wood and linoblock prints by Sydney women artists between the wars', pg. 3-11, Canberra, 1995, 18 (illus.), 48. Collection of the National Gallery of Australia
Roger Arthur Butler, Vera Blackburn, Victoria, 1979, (illus.). plate no. 18; not paginated
Jane de Teliga, Australian images: Prints, drawings and watercolours from the collection, Sydney, 1979, 2.
Nicholas Draffin, Australian woodcuts and linocuts of the 1920s and 1930s, South Melbourne, 1976, 13, 63 (illus.). Collection oof Mrs P.M. Game, Kent, England.
Grahame Kime., Heaven on earth: Visions of arcadia, 'Visions of Arcadia', Gymea, 2005. List of works; not paginated
Anna Waldmann, Project 39 - Women's Imprint, Sydney, 1982. no catalogue numbers; not paginated