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Title

Special edition

1936


Artist

Ethel Spowers

Australia

1890 - 1947


Details


Date

1936


Media category

Print


Materials used

colour linocut on thin ivory laid tissue


Edition

4/50


Dimensions

28.2 x 22.4 cm image; 35.4 x 25.7 cm sheet (irreg.)


Signature & date

Signed and dated within image l.l. corner, pencil "1936./ E.L. Spowers".


Credit

Purchased 1977


Location

Not on display


Accession number

416.1977


Artist information

Ethel Spowers

Works in the collection

11


Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 7 publications

Bibliography


Helen Campbell, Colour, rhythm, design: wood & lino cuts of the 20s & 30s, 'Introduction', pg. 2, Sydney, 2010, 14 (colour illus.).

Stephen Coppel, Linocuts of the machine age: Claude Flight and the Grosvenor school, 'The Australians: Dorrit Black, Ethel Spowers and Eveline Syme', pg. 65-68, England, 1995, (colour illus.), 66, 176 (illus.), 177. plate 36; cat.no. ES 35; NOTE: this is not the AGNSW impression.

Deborah Edwards and Denise Mimmocchi, Look, 'Sydney Moderns', pg. 24-28, Sydney, Jun 2013, 27 (colour illus.).

Jane Hylton, Modern Australian women: paintings & prints 1925-1945, Adelaide, 2000, 79 (colour illus.), 126. Collection of Art Gallery of South Australia

Hendrik Kolenberg, Everyday life: prints drawings and watercolours from the collections of Australian and European art, Sydney, 1994. cat.no. 77

Steven Miller, Sydney moderns: art for a new world, 'Sex, drugs and modern art: the Sydney galleries', pg. 174-183, Sydney, 2013, 177 (colour illus.), 316, 324.

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney, 10 Jul 1936, 5.