Frederick COVENTRY

Cheltenham, New Zealand 1905 – London, Greater London, England 1997

  • Australia 1927-29
  • England from 1929

Horizontal portrait. 1929 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: cream laid paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: 3/50
Edition: edition of 50, not completed

Edition Notes: The artist notes: 'A few impressions only were printed and the plates were lost in the blitz on London in 1940'. [Artist to NGA, file 77/721, folio 16].
Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'F H Coventy'. not dated. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Horizontal Portrait'. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '3/50'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower centre in black pencil, 'Bottom'. Inscribed verso lower centre in black pencil, '145-243'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 14.6 h x 12.6 w cm sheet 25.9 h x 20.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.714.39
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from John Brackenreg, Artarmon Galleries, Sydney, 1977.