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Title

"...and Israel saw the Egyptians dead upon the seashore"

(circa 1929)

Artist

Fred Coventry

Australia

1905 - 1997

  • Details

    Date
    (circa 1929)
    Media category
    Print
    Materials used
    engraving, printed in black ink with pale plate tone on buff wove paper
    Edition
    1/50
    Dimensions
    15.1 x 14.4 cm platemark; 22.5 x 19 cm sheet
    Signature & date

    Signed l.r., pencil "FHCoventry". Not dated.
    Signed l.r., [incised plate] "FHCoventry". Not dated.

    Credit
    Bequest of Megan Machin neé Sharpe 1998
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    331.1998
    Copyright
    © the estate of Fred Coventry

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    Artist information
    Fred Coventry

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  • About

    In a letter to the National Gallery of Australia Coventry wrote that this engraving was submitted for the Prix de Rome scholarship for engraving, which required evidence of skill in engraving, drawing
    and composition.

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

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

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