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Elizabeth ROONEY

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

Greetings from George St Sydney & uphill Essex St 1979 1979 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 lower right below image in black pencil, 'Betty R'. dated lower centre below image in black pencil, '1979'. titled lower left below image in black pencil, 'Greetings from George St Sydney & UpHill Essex St 1979'. inscribed vertically lower right to upper right adjacent to image in black pencil, '* When I told Guy Warren I was trying to blow up my etchings he thought I meant with dynamite - (perhaps that's what I should have used / as the result on Greetings has so far failed)'. inscribed centre left adjacent to image in black pencil, '"drawings" for blow up *'. inscribed lower left to lower right below image in black pencil, '[correspondence from Elizabeth Rooney to Klaus and Julie Friedeberger]'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 50.1 h x 30.6 w cm sheet 55.8 h x 37.9 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Klaus and Julie Friedeberger 2015
Accession No: NGA 2015.1057
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.