Frederick COVENTRY, ...and Israel saw the Egyptians dead upon the sea shore. Enlarge 1 /1

Frederick COVENTRY

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

  • Australia 1927-29
  • England from 1929

...and Israel saw the Egyptians dead upon the sea shore. [and Israel saw the Egyptians dead upon the sea shore] 1929-30 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper engraving, printed in black ink, from one copper plate Support: cream laid paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: 4/50
Edition: edition of 50, not completed

Edition Notes: The artist notes: 'A few impressions only were printed and the plates were lost in the blitz on London in 1940'. [Artist to NGA, file 77/721, folio 16].
Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'F H Coventry'. not dated. Titled lower edge in black pencil, ' '...and Israel saw the Egyptians dead upon the sea shore' .'. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '4/50'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 15.2 h x 14.4 w cm sheet 22.8 h x 19.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1990
Accession No: NGA 90.1695
Subject: Australia, Art style: Surrealism
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from the artist, London, 1990.