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Title

Country railway station

1948


Artist

Alan Sumner

Australia

10 Nov 1911 - 20 Oct 1994


About

"Upwey Station. I had to wait for about an hour for a train to appear. I needed some activity to bring the whole scene to life. The station has long since been pulled down and a modern one built to take electric trains".

Alan Sumner quoted in Roger Butler, 'Alan Sumner screenprints: A catalogue Raisonné', Eastgate Gallery, Melbourne, 1993


Details


Place where the work was made

Collingwood Melbourne Victoria Australia


Date

1948


Media category

Print


Materials used

screenprint, printed in colour from 18 stencils


Edition

from an edition of 38


Dimensions

37.0 x 45.0 cm image; 40.5 x 40.8 cm sight


Signature & date

Signed l.r., pencil "Alan Sumner". Not dated.


Credit

Bequest of Ian Whalland 1997


Location

Not on display


Accession number

123.1997


Artist information

Alan Sumner

Works in the collection

7


Place

Where the work was made
Collingwood

Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Roger Arthur Butler, Alan Sumner screenprints: A catalogue Raisonné, Hawthorn East, 1993, 80, 81 (colour illus.). cat.no. 40