Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1937

Child away 1955 Place made: Swinburne Technical College, John Street, Hawthorn, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper soft-ground etching and aquatint, printed in warm black ink, from one plate Support: cream wove paper

Primary Insc: Signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'ROBERT ROONEY'. Titled and editioned, lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'CHILD AWAY. ARTIST'S PROOF'. Dated, lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'CIRCA 1955.'
Dimensions: plate-mark 17.0 h x 13.0 w cm sheet 21.5 h x 16.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist, 2008
Accession No: NGA 2008.63
Image rights: © the artist
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Melbourne, 2008