Noel COUNIHANJames FLETT, The miner. Enlarge 1 /1


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1913 – Canterbury, Victoria, Australia 1986

  • Aotearoa New Zealand 1939-40
  • England, Europe 1949-52


Dunolly, Victoria, Australia 1906 – Glen Waverly, Victoria, Australia 1986


The miner. 1947
Collection Title: The miners, a set of six linocuts, Melbourne: the artist, 1947.
Page: no.2
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in black ink, from one block Support: thick cream wove M.G. lithographic paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 22/50
Edition: edition of 50, printed by James Flett
Place Published: Melbourne: [The Artist]

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Noel Counihan '47'. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'The miner'. Inscribed lower centre below printed image in black pencil, '22/50'.
Dimensions: printed image 23.0 h x 17.0 w cm sheet 50.8 h x 38.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1974
Accession No: NGA 74.170
Subject: Australia, Art style: Social Realism
  • Purchased by the Acquisition Committee of the future Australian National Gallery, from Langsam Galleries, Melbourne, April 1974.