Ethleen PALMER, The breaking wave. Enlarge 1 /1

Ethleen PALMER

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

  • Australia from 1921

The breaking wave. 1949 Place made: Warriewood, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper screenprint, printed in colour inks, from multiple stencils Support: cream wove paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition of 50

Primary Insc: Signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Ethleen Palmer'. Dated lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'Serigraph 1949'. Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'The Breaking Wave'. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'Ed 50 Ser-1'
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed verso upper left corner in black pencil, 'GIFT'. inscribed with Josef Lebovic Gallery rubber stamp with address, '294 OXFORD STREET, PADDINGTON'.
Dimensions: printed image 22.0 h x 30.4 w cm sheet 28.6 h x 36.1 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.2235
Subject: Australia, Art style: Japanese influence 1890s-1950s
Provenance:
  • 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., 60.