Ethel SPOWERS, The plough. Enlarge 1 /1


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1890 – 1947

  • England, Europe 1921-23, 1928-29, 1931

The plough. 1928 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in colour inks, from three blocks (light green, mauve, cobalt blue) Support: buff oriental laid tissue paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 28/50
Edition: edition of 50

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'E.L. Spowers - 1928'. Titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'The Plough' Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '20/50'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 17.3 h x 26.6 w cm sheet 23.0 h x 30.4 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | 1928.0001 | impression | National Gallery of Australia | 28/50
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.302
Subject: Australia, Art style: Grosvenor school linocuts
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Deutscher Fine Art, Melbourne, May 1978;
  • From the exhibition, 'A survey of Australian relief prints 1900/1950', Melbourne: Deutscher Galleries, 13 April - 5 May 1978, cat., no.160, ((illustrated).