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Elizabeth ROONEY

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

Crypt and cloister, St Qantas, Church Hill, 1971 - 73 1975 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, etching, drypoint and aquatint, printed in black ink, from one plate; additions in black crayon Support: medium weight smooth off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: working proof
Edition: unknown edition

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right below image in black ball-point pen, 'ER 75'. titled lower left below image in black ball-point pen, 'Crypt and Cloister, ST QANTAS, Church Hill, 1971 - 73'. inscribed lower centre below image in black ball-point pen, 'Working Proof for further stages (crayons used on figure far right)'. inscribed vertically upper left to lower left adjacent to image in black ball-point pen, 'in 1971 QANTAS BUILDING ON CHURCH HILL (LANG & GROVESNOR ST ON WAY TO HARBOUR BRIDGE) RECENTLY IT HAS PROGRESSED TO / WHERE THE KNITTING DOMAIN IS RIDING GIRDER & 9' MAY [underlined] SO A3 STAGE SAGA USING PHOTO PLATES - A TAXI DRIVER FIRST CALLED THIS BUILDING "ST QANTAS"'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 30.0 h x 49.5 w cm sheet 50.6 h x 72.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Klaus and Julie Friedeberger 2015
Accession No: NGA 2015.1054
  • 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.