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Title

Christmas morn

1945

Artist

Alan Sumner

Australia

10 Nov 1911 – 20 Oct 1994

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  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Collingwood Melbourne Victoria Australia
    Date
    1945
    Media category
    Print
    Materials used
    screenprint, printed in colour from 15 stencils
    Edition
    from an edition of 40
    Dimensions
    39.6 x 45.6 cm image
    Credit
    Purchased 1946
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    7698
    Copyright
    © Alan Sumner
    Artist information
    Alan Sumner

    Works in the collection

    7

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  • About

    "The first art work for this was an oil painting. It seemed to me a good group of shapes and forms. I redesigned it entirely for a screen print using mostly opaque colour with the line of figures dark against the light. Always I was interested first in the drawing or design, then the quality of the printing, next the colour harmony and finally the subject. Usually all these facets came together at the one time as I worked. I had not yet discovered how to arrive at transparencies".

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

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Collingwood

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 4 publications

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