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Title

Stacking wheat, New South Wales

1935


Artist

E Warner

Australia

1879 - 1968


About

'Under a glaring sun these man, clad in the scantiest costume, and with head and shoulders swathed in a bag, work cheerfully through the day, building a monument to the genius that enables Australia to maintain her place amongst the wheat-producing countries of the world'.

[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.]


Details


Date

1935


Media category

Print


Materials used

etching on thin cream card


Edition

12/50


Dimensions

18.5 x 23.2 cm platemark; 21.0 x 25.8 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed l.r. corner, pencil "E Warner".
Signed and dated "E Warner '35" in plate, to print l.l. corner.


Credit

Gift of Charles Warner 2015


Location

Not on display


Accession number

169.2015


Artist information

E Warner

Works in the collection

14


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


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. 24; priced 1½ guineas

Josef Lebovic Gallery, Edward Warner (1879-1968), Australian printmaker, Paddington, 2009, 146-147 (illus.). cat.no. 205