Elizabeth ROONEY

Strathfield, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia born 1929 – 2016

Fig Street, 1982 1982 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching printed in black ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: thick white wove paper
Edition State: working state
Impression: working proof 1

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Elizabeth Rooney 1982'. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil,' 'Fig Street, 1982' Working Proof 1'. Inscribed verso lower right side vertical, black pencil, 'Plate worked further: (1) Lantana leaves, (2) MLC tower, lines added/ (3) Roofs (sic) burnished middle Right) (4) Date changed from 1890 this state to/ (I hope) correct date 1899 (as per SM Herald article ',
Dimensions: plate-mark 25.2 h x 50.2 w cm sheet 31.8 h x 66.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Fund 1989
Accession No: NGA 89.545
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Beth Hamilton Gallery, Sydney, May 1989.