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Title

Banksias

(1942)

Artist

Helen Ogilvie

Australia

09 May 1902 – 01 Aug 1993

  • Details

    Date
    (1942)
    Media category
    Print
    Materials used
    wood engraving, printed in black ink on white tissue
    Edition
    4/50
    Dimensions
    10.9 x 10.2 cm blockmark; 13.7 x 14 cm sheet
    Signature & date

    Signed l.r., pencil "H Ogilvie." Not dated.

    Credit
    Purchased 1975
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    261.1975
    Copyright
    © Estate of Helen Ogilvie

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    Artist information
    Helen Ogilvie

    Works in the collection

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  • About

    Ogilvie also made a colour linocut of this subject, and probably worked from drawings of the Banksia plant to make both linocut
    and wood engraving.

    ‘This is purely that I loved the design of them and I wanted to put it down … I collected it in the wild, when we were on our
    holidays, and I think I got these from South Gippsland … or the east coast, because they were the most beautiful ones.’

    from Anne Ryan, 'Australian etchings and engravings 1880s–1930s from the Gallery's collection', AGNSW, Sydney 2007

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 2 publications

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