Ethel SPOWERS, Bank holiday. Enlarge 1 /1


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1890 – 1947

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

Bank holiday. 1935 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in colour inks, from six blocks (yellow ochre, cobalt blue, reddish brown, green, grey, black) Support: off-white oriental laid tissue paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 4/50
Edition: edition of 50

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right on image in black pencil, 'E.L. Spowers - 35'. Titled lower centre on image in black pencil, 'Bank Holiday'. Inscribed lower centre on image in black pencil, '4/50'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 24.6 h x 25.0 w cm sheet 28.6 h x 27.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | 1935.0001 | impression | National Gallery of Australia | 4/50
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.140
Subject: Australia, Art style: Grosvenor school linocuts
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Rudy Komon Gallery, Sydney, 1976.