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Eirene MORT

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1879 – Bowral, New South Wales, Australia 1977

  • England 1899-1905
  • Italy 1926

Clothes-peg vine motif - design for bookcase (1906-12) Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in pen and ink and grey wash Support: paper (2 overlapping sheets)

Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. inscribed centre in ink, 'Book-Case / Clothes-Peg-Vine'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right on each sheet, pencil, 'B764'.
Dimensions: image 44.2 h x 84.8 w cm sheet (overall) 56.2 h x 96.2 w cm sheet A 56.2 h x 49.2 w cm sheet B 56.2 h x 54.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1984
Accession No: NGA 84.681.34.A-B
  • With the artist until her death in 1977.
  • Estate of the artist.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Jim Alexander Gallery, Melbourne, who represented the estate, May 1984.