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Title

The fishers

1927


Artist

Frank Medworth

Australia, United Kingdom

1892 - 11 Nov 1947


About

Medworth produced a sizeable oeuvre of wood engravings, many of which are in the Gallery’s collection. While in England he exhibited his work with the English Wood Engraving Society, established by Edward Gordon Craig in 1925 for artists who were
not interested in book illustration, but rather wanted to make wood engravings that were independent of such an illustrative
function; the group exhibited until 1931.

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


Details


Date

1927


Media category

Print


Materials used

wood engraving, printed in black ink on shiny white paper


Dimensions

9.5 x 11.5 cm blockmark; 22.8 x 29.3 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r., pencil "Frank C. Medworth 1927".


Credit

Gift of Rene Hawkins 1981


Location

Not on display


Accession number

56.1981


Artist information

Frank Medworth

Works in the collection

61


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Anne Ryan, Australian etchings and engravings 1880s–1930s from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 2007, 80 (colour illus.). cat.no. 120