Ethel SPOWERS, The green lantern Enlarge 1 /1


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1890 – 1947

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

The green lantern c.1927 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in colour in the Japanese manner, from three blocks Support: thin white oriental laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 28/50
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 Green Lantern'. inscribed lower centre below printed image in black pencil, '28/50'.
Dimensions: printed image 14.2 h x 10.4 w cm sheet 19.0 h x 15.4 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | 1927.0002 | impression | National Gallery of Australia | 28/50
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.126
Subject: Australia, Art style: Japanese influence 1890s-1950s
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Rudy Komon Gallery, Sydney, 1976.