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Title

The fishers

1927

Artist

Frank Medworth

Australia, England

1892 – 11 Nov 1947

  • 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
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Frank Medworth

    Works in the collection

    61

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  • 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

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

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