Death pursuing the human flock
James Sydney Ensor
13 Apr 1860 - 19 Nov 1949
La Mort poursuivant le troupeau des humains
Taevernier 104, ii of three states
23.9 x 18.2 cm platemark; 31.9 x 25.0 cm sheet
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r., pencil " James Ensor 1896". Signed l.c., [incised plate] "J Ensor".
Purchased with funds provided by the Art Gallery Society of New South Wales 1978
Not on display
© James Ensor, 1896/SABAM. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney
Shown in 5 exhibitions
The Bitten Image: European etchings from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 Jul 1980–14 Sep 1980
Three years on: acquisitions 1978-81, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 15 Oct 1981–01 Dec 1981
The edge of the world, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 05 Jul 1985–25 Aug 1985
Fin de Siècle: posters prints drawings from the collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 15 Jan 1994–13 Mar 1994
From Belgium with lace: Belgian art in Australia, Canberra Museum and Art Gallery, Canberra, 19 Feb 2000–12 Jun 2000
Referenced in 6 publications
Nicolas Draffin, Three years on: a selection of acquisitions 1978-1981, 'Prints and Drawings - Australia, European and American', pg. 47-66, Sydney, 1981, 51 (illus.). cat.no. 4
Peter Raissis', Look: 1953-2003 celebrating 50 years, 'European works on paper', pg.56, Sydney, May 2003, 56 (illus.).
David Tunny, Look, 'Benefactors fill funding gap for gallery', pg. 22-23, Heidelberg, May 1996, 23 (illus.).
Nicholas Draffin (Curator), The bitten image: European etchings from the collection, Sydney, 1980, 12. no catalogue numbers
Canberra Museum and Art Gallery and Royal Belgian Embassy (Organisers), From Belgium with lace: Belgian art in Australian collections, Canberra, 2000. no catalogue numbers
Renée Free, Fin de Siècle, Sydney, Jan 1994. no catalogue numbers