Ethel SPOWERS, Resting models Enlarge 1 /1

Ethel SPOWERS

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1890 – 1947

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

Resting models 1933-34 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in colour inks, from four blocks (green, reddish brown, black, beige) Support: buff oriental laid tissue paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 2/50
Edition: edition of 50

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'E.L. Spowers - 1934'. Titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'Resting Models'. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '2/50'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 19.6 h x 26.6 w cm sheet 23.4 h x 35.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | 1933.0007 | impression | National Gallery of Australia | 2/50
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1979
Accession No: NGA 79.2602
Subject: Australia, Art style: Grosvenor school linocuts
Provenance:
  • The printmakers - mainly of the thirties, Melbourne: Important Women Artists, 11 September - 30 October, 1977, cat., no.1. (also available 2/50...unframed $310).
  • A survey of Australian relief prints 1900/1950, Melbourne: Deutscher Galleries, 13 April - 5 May 1978, cat., no.170.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Deutscher Galleries, Melbourne, 1978.