Noel COUNIHAN, Two youths. Enlarge 1 /1


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1913 – Canterbury, Victoria, Australia 1986

  • Aotearoa New Zealand 1939-40
  • England, Europe 1949-52

Two youths. 1962 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in colour inks, from three blocks in black, green and blue ink Support: thin white oriental-style laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: 2nd state of 2
Impression: artist's proof (6)
Edition: no edition printed; about 6 impressions only

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Counihan '62'. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, ' 'Two Youths' '. Inscribed lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'A/P'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left in black pencil, '62 (ii)'.
Dimensions: printed image 72.4 h x 45.4 w cm sheet 81.0 h x 55.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1984
Accession No: NGA 84.1570
Subject: Australia, Art style: Social Realism
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from the artist, Melbourne, 1984.