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Hermia BOYD

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1931 – 2000

  • England 1950-55,

Satish SHARMA

printer, intaglio

Cassandra BOYD

printer's assistant

Sappho of Lesbos.. 1978 Description: Folio book 2 cover pages, introduction and illustrated with 18 coloured aquatint etchings. Greek and English text printed by Harbour Press, Sydney | cover and title page printed by Edwards and Shaw, Sydney

Collection Title: Sappho of Lesbos
Page: collection record
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, Support: paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: 5/30
Edition: proposed edition of 30 (but only 15 sets printed. The image 'Someone I tell you', printed only faintly, so it was decided to stop the edition at 15 and rework the plate. This did not eventuate).

Edition Notes: Information regarding the printing of the edition was supplied by Wagner Art Gallery, Sydney to Roger Butler, 8 February 1996.
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 1978.841.1-20
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Wagner Art Gallery, Adelaide, September 1978.