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Title

Horizontal portrait

1929

Artist

Fred Coventry

Australia

1905 - 1997

  • Details

    Date
    1929
    Media category
    Print
    Materials used
    etching, printed in black ink with plate tone on cream laid paper
    Edition
    6/50
    Dimensions
    14.6 x 12.5 cm platemark; 22.0 x 21.3 cm sheet
    Signature & date

    Signed l.r., pencil "FHCoventry". Not dated.

    Credit
    Purchased 1996
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    54.1996
    Copyright
    © the estate of Fred Coventry

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    Artist information
    Fred Coventry

    Works in the collection

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    The Gallery has the drawing upon which this self portrait engraving is based, made in 1927 while the artist was still in Sydney; the print mimics the drawing, but in reverse.

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

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 2 publications

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