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Rex WOOD

Laura, South Australia, Australia 1908 – Portugal 1970

  • Europe

Nativity. c.1933 Place made: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in black ink, from one block Support: thin smooth tan wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Rex Wood'. not dated. Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'Nativity'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed with framing instructions upper right corner of sheet in black pencil, '10 3/4 x 13 3/4'.
Dimensions: printed image 11.8 h x 9.6 w cm sheet 25.6 h x 19.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.603
Provenance:
  • 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.134, ((illustrated).