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Arthur Evan READ

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1911 – London, England 1978

The old lighter 1933 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in black ink, from one block Support: thin wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'A Reed '33'. Titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'The Old Lighter'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Dimensions: printed image 14.6 h x 16.6 w cm sheet 16.6 h x 17.1 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.601
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Deutscher Fine Art, Melbourne, May 1978;
  • From the exhibition, 'A survey of Australian relief prints 1900/1950', Melbourne: Deutscher Galleries, 13 April - 5 May 1978, cat., no.116, ((illustrated).