Fred FINLEY, Egyptian boatmen. Enlarge 1 /1


Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia 1894 – Toronto, Canada 1968

  • Canada from 1925 Europe 1920-23, 1930-34

Egyptian boatmen. (1922) Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, aquatint printed in brown ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: soft cream wove van Gelder paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark lower left, 'VAN GELD' [partial].
Edition State: published state
Impression: 17/25
Edition: edition of 25

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Fred Finley'. not dated. Titled lower right corner in black pencil, 'Egyptian Boatmen'. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '17/25'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 15.6 h x 23.2 w cm sheet 23.2 h x 31.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Gerald Finley, the artist's son, Canada 1986
Accession No: NGA 86.1571
  • Collection of Gerald Finley, the artist's son, by descent.
  • Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from Gerald Finley, Canada, 1986.