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Elizabeth ROONEY

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

Save these houses! for people?!!? 1974 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, etching and aquatint, printed in blue-black ink, from one plate Support: medium-weight smooth off-white Japanese wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 2nd working proof
Edition: unknown edition

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right below image in black pencil, 'Elizabeth Rooney 1974'. titled lower centre below image in black pencil, '"Save These Houses!" For People?!!?'. inscribed lower centre below image in black pencil, '2nd working proof Japanese paper'. inscribed lower left to lower right edge in black pencil, '[correspondence from Elizabeth Rooney to Klaus and Julie Friedeberger and explanation of story begind image]'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 25.0 h x 37.3 w cm sheet 46.1 h x 49.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Klaus and Julie Friedeberger 2015
Accession No: NGA 2015.1063
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.