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Elizabeth ROONEY

Strathfield, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia born 1929 – 2016

Optus opens 1996 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, etching, aquatint and drypoint, printed in black ink, from one plate; additions in blue ball-point pen Support: medium-weight smooth off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: working proof
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower centre below image in blue ball-point pen, 'ER 96'. titled lower centre below image in blue ball-point pen, 'Optus Opens'. inscribed lower centre below image in blue ball-point pen, 'working proof with corrections'. inscribed lower left to upper right adjacent to image in blue ball-point pen, 'View from River road west, Lane cove - (1km from [illegible]) [running vertcally]. inscribed lower right to upper right adjacent to image in blue ball-point pen [correspondence from Elizabeth Rooney to Klaus and Julie Friedeberger].
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 19.8 h x 12.4 w cm sheet 22.2 h x 22.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Klaus and Julie Friedeberger 2015
Accession No: NGA 2015.1040
Provenance:
  • Gift to Klaus and Julie Friedeberger from the artist, Sydney NSW.
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Klaus and Julie Friedeberger, London, 2015.