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Elizabeth ROONEY

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

Painting footballers while living in a corrugated zoo - with the phone growing mushrooms 1973 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, etching, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: medium-weight smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: unknown edition

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right below image in black pencil, 'E Rooney 73'. titled lower left to lower right below image in black pencil, 'Painting Footballers while living in a corrugated zoo - with the phone growing mushrooms'. inscribed upper left to upper right above image in blue ball-point pen, 'Very nice to have your Greeting - I don't deserve it. / Hope 74 is a good year - every good wish from me to you - Betty, E.R.'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark a) 15.1 h x 20.1 w cm plate-mark (b) 51.1 h x 51.1 w cm sheet 28.1 h x 38.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Klaus and Julie Friedeberger 2015
Accession No: NGA 2015.1083
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.