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Title

R.A.A.F. Pier, Point Cook

1946

Artist

Alan Sumner

Australia

10 Nov 1911 – 20 Oct 1994

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  • Details

    Other Title
    R.A.A.F. Pier Point cook
    Place where the work was made
    Collingwood Melbourne Victoria Australia
    Date
    1946
    Media category
    Print
    Materials used
    screenprint, printed in colour from 17 stencils
    Dimensions
    36.8 x 45.2 cm image
    Credit
    Purchased 1946
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    7697
    Artist information
    Alan Sumner

    Works in the collection

    7

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  • About

    "During the war we were required to make certain records of the R.A.A.F. Station at Pt Cook. I made a special drawing and sketch of the pier at the time. A copy of this print was retained for the Australian War Memorial at Canberra.
    I had begun to use translucent and transparent paint at this stage. By adding certain particular oils and varnishes to the colours I could achieve this.
    This was one of the first prints to show transparencies and translucencies together".

    Alan Sumner quoted in Roger Butler, 'Alan Sumner screenprints: A catalogue Raisonné', Eastgate Gallery, Melbourne, 1993

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Collingwood

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

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