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Elizabeth ROONEY

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

not titled [Greetings from Betty Rooney]. 1955 or 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; additions in whiteout Support: thin smooth cream laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: lower left, 'PARIS RENACE'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. not titled. inscribed upper centre to lower centre over image in white out, 'Greetings / from / Betty / Rooney'. inscribed upper left to lower left adjacent to image in blue felt-tipped pen, 'Thank you v. much for / the card from Granada, / Klaus - also the paper's / torn afraid I can't keep / up with them though) one / of these days there may / be an odd print coming / over - Do hope all goes / well for you in '56, / Best of wishes / Betty -'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 9.4 h x 9.9 w cm sheet 10.4 h x 26.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Klaus and Julie Friedeberger 2015
Accession No: NGA 2015.1016
  • 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.