Eveline SYME, The Lily Tower, Siena. Enlarge 1 /1

Eveline SYME

Australia 1888 – 1961

  • France 1922-23
  • England, France 1929-30

The Lily Tower, Siena. 1930 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in colour inks, from four blocks (yellow, green, yellow ochre) Support: off-white oriental laid tissue paper. originally mounted on brown paper backing
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 1st edition, 16/50
Edition: edition of 50

Primary Insc: signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'E.W. Syme'. not dated. titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'The Lily Tower, Siena'. inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '1st edition 16/50'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 18.0 h x 12.6 w cm sheet 22.8 h x 18.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | 1930.0003 | impression | National Gallery of Australia | 16/50
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.718
  • Anne Montgomery, legatee of the artist's estate.
  • The printmakers, mainly of the thirties, Melbourne: Important Women Artists, 11 September - 30 October, 1977, cat., no.20.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Important Women Artists [gallery], Melbourne, 1977.