Ethel SPOWERS, The lonely farm. Enlarge 1 /1


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1890 – 1947

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

The lonely farm. 1933 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in colour inks, from five blocks (grey, blue, black, yellow ochre, green) Support: buff oriental laid tissue paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 16/50
Edition: edition of 50

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'E.L. Spowers - 1933'. Titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'The Lonely Farm'. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '16/50'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 19.8 h x 31.8 w cm sheet 23.2 h x 35.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | 1933.0005 | impression | National Gallery of Australia | 16/50
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.139
Subject: Australia, Art style: Grosvenor school linocuts
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Rudy Komon Gallery, Sydney, 1976.