colour linocut on thin ivory laid tissue
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".
Not on display
Shown in 4 exhibitions
Everyday Life, prints, drawings and watercolours from the collections of Australian and European Art:
Australian Collection Focus: Colour, Rhythm, Design - wood & lino cuts of the 20s & 30s, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 12 Mar 2010–11 Jul 2010
Sydney Moderns, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Jul 2013–07 Oct 2013
Modern impressions; Australian prints from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 02 Sep 2016–Jan 2017
Referenced in 7 publications
Helen Campbell, Colour, rhythm, design: wood & lino cuts of the 20s & 30s, 'Introduction', pg. 2, Sydney, 2010, 14 (colour illus.).
Deborah Edwards and Denise Mimmocchi, Look, 'Sydney Moderns', pg. 24-28, Sydney, Jun 2013, 27 (colour illus.).
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.
The Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney, 10 Jul 1936, 5.
Unknown, Modern Australian women: paintings & prints 1925-1945, Adelaide, 2000, 79 (colour illus.), 126. Collection of Art Gallery of South Australia
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.
Hendrik Kolenberg, Everyday life: prints drawings and watercolours from the collections of Australian and European art, Sydney, 1994. cat.no. 77