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Title

Watersprites

(1930-1931)

Artist

Dorrit Black

Australia

23 Dec 1891 - 13 Sep 1951

  • Details

    Date
    (1930-1931)
    Media category
    Print
    Materials used
    linocut, printed in colour from three blocks on thin ivory laid tissue
    Edition
    7/50
    Dimensions
    18.6 x 28.0 cm blockmark (irreg.); 23.4 x 32.7 cm sheet (irreg.)
    Signature & date

    Signed l.r. corner beneath blockmark, pencil "... Dorrit Black". Not dated.

    Credit
    Purchased 1976
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    220.1976
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Dorrit Black

    Works in the collection

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  • About

    Black's linocuts reveal a great diversity of approaches and reflect her interest in experimenting with technique. This evocation of mythical water creatures contrasts with her other works shown here, in drawing upon the imagination for its subject and in reducing the forms to near-abstract, rhythmic patterns.

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 5 publications

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