Frederick COVENTRY, The scrambling man. Enlarge 1 /1

Frederick COVENTRY

Cheltenham, New Zealand 1905 – London, Greater London, England 1997

  • Australia 1927-29
  • England from 1929

The scrambling man. 1929-30 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper engraving, printed in black ink, from one copper plate Support: white laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: image of medieval head on shield, possibly Christ, and '1399'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 18/35
Edition: edition of 35

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'F.H. Coventry'. not dated. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'The Scrambling Man.'. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '18/35'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper centre inverted in black pencil, 'Steinway [?]'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 15.0 h x 14.0 w cm sheet 23.9 h x 17.9 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1990
Accession No: NGA 90.1694
Subject: Australia, Art style: Surrealism
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from the artist, London, 1990.