Skip to content

Update from the Gallery regarding COVID-19

The Art Gallery of New South Wales is open. We are observing strict physical distancing and hygiene measures to protect the health of visitors and staff and minimise the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). Read the latest visit information

Collection

All

Search

Australian art

View More:


Title

Major plate for 'The blind man', from the book Accent and Hazard

1951


Artist

David Strachan

Australia

25 Jun 1919 - 23 Nov 1970


Details


Date

1951


Media category

Print


Materials used

etching, aquatint on zinc plate, black ink on ivory Vélin de Johannot paper


Edition

proof G of the 15 artist's proofs accompanying the edition of 50


Dimensions

26.9 x 37.3 cm image, trimmed within platemark; 28.0 x 38.3 cm sheet, folded


Credit

Gift of James Agapitos and Ray Wilson 1994


Location

Not on display


Accession number

171.1994.9


Artist information

David Strachan

Works in the collection

206


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Hendrik Kolenberg and Anne Ryan, Australian prints from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 1998, 81 (illus.). cat.no. 68

Denise Mimmocchi, Guide to the papers of David Edgar Strachan (1919-1970) in the Archive of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Poetry out of everyday life', pg. 1-3, Sydney, 2001, 2-3.