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Collection

Vera Blackburn

(Australia, England 23 May 1911 – 14 Aug 1991)

Title
Pattern
Place of origin
SydneyNew South WalesAustralia
Year
1936
Media category
Print
Materials used
linocut, black ink on cream wove oriental style paper
Edition
No edition printed, approximately 8 impressions
Dimensions

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".
Credit
Gift of the artist 1976
Accession number
84.1976
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (6)

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

Exhibition history (5)

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