Ethel SPOWERS, The bamboo blind. Enlarge 1 /1


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1890 – 1947

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

The bamboo blind. 1926 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in colour in the Japanese manner, from multiple blocks Support: thin white oriental paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 4/50
Edition: edition of 50

Primary Insc: signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'E.L. Spowers'. not dated. Titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'The Bamboo Blind'. inscribed lower left below printed image, '4/50'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 15.4 h x 15.0 w cm sheet 20.4 h x 21.4 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | 1926.0003 | impression | 4/50
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.120
Subject: Australia, Art style: Japanese influence 1890s-1950s
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Rudy Komon Gallery, Sydney, 1976.