Ethel SPOWERS, Still life [2]. Enlarge 1 /1


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1890 – 1947

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

Still life [2]. 1932 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in colour inks, from five blocks Support: buff oriental laid tissue paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: ?/30
Edition: edition of 30

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'E.L. Spowers -.1932'. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'Still Life - Edition of 30'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed on backing board, '44/ Still LIfe' (Linocut)/ Lent by Miss E.W. Syme/ 102 Toorak Road,/ S Yarra 'Addrress scored throught & replace with another address as follows'- '6 Orrong Heights/ 202 Orrong Road/ Toorak'. Inscribed verso of backing board, on label, 'summer Storm/ Stg7-7-0/E.W. Syme/ 65 Albany Road/Toorak SE2' address scored through & replaced with another address as follows'-'c/o G.W. Bruce, Esq/483 Collins Street, Melbourne, C.1'.
Dimensions: printed image 23.2 h x 29.6 w cm sheet 26.6 h x 33.4 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | 1932.0005 | impression | National Gallery of Australia | ?/30
Acknowledgement: Gift of Ian Syme 1993
Accession No: NGA 93.43
Subject: Still life
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Ian Syme, New South Wales, 1993