Ethleen PALMER

Johannesburg, South Africa 1906 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1958

  • Australia from 1921

Twilight fantasy. 1939 Place made: New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in colour inks, from multiple blocks Support: oriental style paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: proof
Edition: edition of 25

Primary Insc: Signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Ethleen Palmer'. Dated lower left below printed image in black pencil, '1939'. Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'Twilight Fantasy'. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'P/25 Colour Print' Inscribed lower left in black pencil, '2[?] gns'.
Dimensions: printed image 29.4 h x 34.1 w cm sheet 38.1 h x 43.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.2232
Subject: Australia, Art style: Japanese influence 1890s-1950s
  • With the artist until her death in 1958.
  • The Estate of the artist.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from the Ward Gallery, Sydney, September 1980;
  • From the exhibition, 'Ethleen Palmer: Printmaker of the 1930s', Sydney: Thje Ward Gallery, 29 April - 24 May 1980, cat. no., 40.