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Title

Bowl and fruit

1959


Artist

Mary Macqueen

Australia

29 Jan 1912 - 15 Sep 1994


About

Mary Macqueen was born in Melbourne and studied drawing under George Bell 1946-47 and printmaking at RMIT 1956-58. She began making prints on a press converted from an old mangle. From 1943-57 she exhibited with the Victorian Artists' Society and from 1960-64 with the Contemporary Art Society; she was included in their 'First Australia-wide graphic art exhibition' in 1960. Macqueen is best known for her drawings and lithographs, especially of animals.

Hendrik Kolenberg and Anne Ryan, 'Australian prints from the Gallery's collection', AGNSW, 1998


Details


Date

1959


Media category

Print


Materials used

etching, aquatint, drypoint, printed in black ink on ivory wove paper


Edition

6/10


Dimensions

15.2 x 19.9 cm platemark; 19.0 x 24.9 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed l.r., pencil "Mary Macqueen". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1960


Location

Not on display


Accession number

DA22.1960


Artist information

Mary Macqueen

Works in the collection

8


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Australian prints from the Gallery's collection, Sydney, 1998, 85 (illus.). cat.no. 71