Ethel SPOWERS, Fox and geese. Enlarge 1 /1


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1890 – 1947

  • England, Europe 1921-23, 1928-29, 1931

Fox and geese. 1933 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in colour inks, from five blocks (yellow ochre, grey, reddish purple, emerald green, cobalt blue) Support: buff oriental laid tissue paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 9/50
Edition: edition of 50

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'E.L. Spowers - 1933'. Titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'Fox and Geese'. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '9/50'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 26.7 h x 31.8 w cm sheet 31.2 h x 36.7 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | 1933.0001 | impression | National Gallery of Australia | 9/50
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.1118
Subject: Australia, Art style: Grosvenor school linocuts
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Frederick Mulder, London, 1978.