'A winter's gale laid this old tree across the road, barring the way home for the farmer; so single-handed, he begins the task which a crew of five will finish before sundown'.
[from the catalogue to 'Exhibition of etchings by E. Warner. First series of 'Australia at work' together with some glimpses of our little known land'; Fine Art Society galleries, Melbourne, 20 November - 7 December 1935.]
etching on cream laid paper
23.0 x 18.4 cm platemark; 25.9 x 20.8 cm sheet
Signature & date
Signed l.r. corner, pencil "E. Warner".
Signed and dated "E Warner '35" in plate, to print l.l. corner.
Gift of Charles Warner 2015
Not on display
Estate of E Warner
Shown in 1 exhibition
Referenced in 2 publications
Fine Arts Society Gallery, Exhibition of etchings by E. Warner. First series of 'Australia at work' together with some glimpses of our little known land, Melbourne, 1935. cat.no. 38
Josef Lebovic Gallery, Edward Warner (1879-1968), Australian printmaker, Paddington, 2009, 10. cat.no. 53