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Elizabeth ROONEY

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

Portrait of the forger between 1950 and 1956 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, etching, printed in black ink with plate-tone of 'woven' texture, from one plate Support: thin smooth off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. titled upper centre above image in black pen and ink, 'Portrait of the Forger'. inscribed lower left to lower right, 'Front piece for a guide book to modern Forgery / - perhaps'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions
Dimensions: plate-mark 20.2 h x 14.2 w cm sheet 25.4 h x 19.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Klaus and Julie Friedeberger 2015
Accession No: NGA 2015.1069
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.