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Elizabeth ROONEY

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

Horse over Strathfield 1954-1955 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 cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: proof; only one printed from this matrix
Edition: 1/1

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower left below image in black pencil, 'ER 54-55'. titled lower centre below image in black pencil, 'Horse over Strathfield'. inscribed lower left adjacent to image in black pencil, 'Rethink / see other side [with arrows pointing]'. inscribed lower right adjacent to image in black pencil, 'Ist Proof'. inscribed verso upper left to upper right in black pencil, 'Actually there's no view but this at / Strathfield, but thinking [underlined] about such a / scene hasn't done the March any [illegible]'. inscribed verso lower left to lower right in black pencil, 'This is proof print (have found the plate too / thick for finer paper) no more prints taken.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 15.1 h x 20.0 w cm sheet 19.1 h x 28.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Klaus and Julie Friedeberger 2015
Accession No: NGA 2015.1028
  • 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.