Ethel SPOWERS, Wet afternoon. Enlarge 1 /1


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1890 – 1947

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

Wet afternoon. 1929-30 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in colour inks, from four blocks (grey, cobalt blue, reddish brown, emerald green) Support: buff oriental laid tissue paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 17/50
Edition: edition of 50

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'E.L. Spowers - 1930'. Titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'Wet Afternoon' Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '17/50'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 24.3 h x 20.4 w cm sheet 31.5 h x 23.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | 1929.0002 | impression | National Gallery of Australia | 17/50
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1983
Accession No: NGA 83.39
Subject: Australia, Art style: Grosvenor school linocuts
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Garry Anderson Gallery, Sydney, March 1983.