Ethel SPOWERS, The timber crane Enlarge 1 /1


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1890 – 1947

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

The timber crane 1926 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in colour in the Japanese manner, from five blocks Support: thin cream laid oriental paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 7/30 (?)
Edition: edition of about 30

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'E.L. Spowers - 1926'. Titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'The Timber Crane'. Inscribed lower centre below printed image in black pencil, '7-'.
Dimensions: printed image 18.8 h x 23.4 w cm sheet 21.4 h x 26.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | 1926.0005 | impression | National gallery of Australia | 7/[30]
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.128
Subject: Australia, Art style: Japanese influence 1890s-1950s
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Rudy Komon Gallery, Sydney, 1976.