(circa 1928-circa 1929)
colour linocut, printed from four blocks on thin cream paper
25.1 x 17.7 cm image; 25.8 x 23.8 cm sheet (irreg.)
Signature & date
Signed l.r. in image, pencil, "D B". Not dated.
Not on display
Shown in 8 exhibitions
Acquisitions 1967, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Mar 1968–01 Apr 1968
Modernism 1900-1950: prints and drawings from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 23 Jul 1994–25 Sep 1994
Review: works by women from the permanent collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 08 Mar 1995–04 Jun 1995
Art Deco: from Sydney cinemas and pubs to skyscrapers, Museum of Sydney, Sydney, 12 Jun 1999–05 Sep 1999
Step Right Up, Albury Regional Gallery, Albury, 10 Oct 2008–04 Jan 2009
Australian Collection Focus: Colour, Rhythm, Design - wood & lino cuts of the 20s & 30s, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 12 Mar 2010–11 Jul 2010
Sydney Moderns, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Jul 2013–07 Oct 2013
Referenced in 11 publications
Helen Campbell, Colour, rhythm, design: wood & lino cuts of the 20s & 30s, 'Introduction', pg. 2, Sydney, 2010, 23 (colour illus.).
Deborah Edwards, Daphne Wallace, Margo Neale, Victoria Lynn and Sandra Byron, Review: works by women from the permanent collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1995. no catalogue numbers; not paginated
Steven Miller, Sydney moderns: art for a new world, 'Sex, drugs and modern art: the Sydney galleries', pg. 174-183, Sydney, 2013, 178 (colour illus.), 310, 320.
Susan Sheridan, Along the Faultlines, Sydney, 1995, back cover (illus.).
Susannah Smith, Look, 'Women's work: their diverse and significant contribution to the modernist art scene', pg. 13-15, Sydney, Aug 2013, 14.
Stephen Coppel, Linocuts of the machine age: Claude Flight and the Grosvenor school, 'The Australians: Dorrit Black, Ethel Spowers and Eveline Syme', pg. 65-68, England, 1995, (colour illus.); 152 (illus.). plate no. 30; cat.no. DB 2; NOTE: this is not the AGNSW impression.
Renée Free, Modernism 1900-1950: prints and drawings from the collection, Sydney, 1994.
Dennis Colsey, Hand and eye - a survey of artists materials and techniques: Art Gallery of New South Wales Travelling Art Exhibition 1970, Sydney, 1969, (illus.). cat.no. 50
The Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney, 11 Sep 1930, 7.
Tracey Lock-Weir, Dorrit Black: unseen forces, Adelaide, 2014, 143 (colour illus. detail), 150-51 (colour illus.), 152, 200 (cat. entry). NOTE: this is not the AGNSW impression.
Roger Arthur Butler, Printed images by Australian artists 1885-1955, 'The Grosvenor School and colour linocuts', pg. 198-205, Canberra, 2007, 205 (colour illus.). Collection of the National Gallery of Australia