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An image of The acrobats by Dorrit Black

Dorrit Black

(Australia 23 Dec 1891 – 13 Sep 1951)

Title
The acrobats
Year
(1927-1928)
Media category
Print
Materials used
colour linocut, printed in colour from four blocks on thin cream paper
Edition
7/50
Dimensions

25.1 x 17.7 cm image; 25.8 x 23.8 cm sheet (irreg.)

Signature & date
Signed l.r. in image, pencil, "D B". Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1967
Accession number
DA74.1967
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (10)

Roger Arthur Butler, Printed images by Australian artists 1885-1955, 'The Grosvenor School and colour linocuts', pg. 198-205, Canberra, 2007, 205 (colour illus.). Collection of the National Gallery of Australia

Helen Campbell, Colour, rhythm, design: wood & lino cuts of the 20s & 30s, 'Introduction', pg. 2, Sydney, 2010, 23 (colour illus.).

Dennis Colsey, Hand and eye - a survey of artists materials and techniques: Art Gallery of New South Wales Travelling Art Exhibition 1970, Sydney, 1969, (illus.). cat.no. 50

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.); 152 (illus.). plate no. 30; cat.no. DB 2; NOTE: this is not the AGNSW impression.

Deborah Edwards, Daphne Wallace, Margo Neale, Victoria Lynn and Sandra Byron, Review: works by women from the permanent collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1995. no catalogue numbers; not paginated

Renée Free, Modernism 1900-1950: prints and drawings from the collection, Sydney, 1994.

Steven Miller, Sydney moderns: art for a new world, 'Sex, drugs and modern art: the Sydney galleries', pg. 174-183, Sydney, 2013, 178 (colour illus.), 310, 320.

Susan Sheridan, Along the Faultlines, Sydney, 1995, back cover (illus.).

Susannah Smith, Look, 'Women's work: their diverse and significant contribution to the modernist art scene', pg. 13-15, Newtown, Aug 2013, 14.

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney, 11 Sep 1930, 7.

Exhibition history (8)

Acquisitions 1967, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Mar 1968–01 Apr 1968

Hand and eye - a survey of artists' materials and techniques: Art Gallery of New South Wales Travelling Art Exhibition 1970, Various venues, 1970–1970

Modernism 1900-1950: prints and drawings from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 23 Jul 1994–25 Sep 1994

Review: works by women from the permanent collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 08 Mar 1995–04 Jun 1995

Art Deco: from Sydney cinemas and pubs to skyscrapers, Museum of Sydney, Sydney, 12 Jun 1999–05 Sep 1999

Step Right Up, Albury Regional Gallery, Albury, 10 Oct 2008–04 Jan 2009

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