Noel COUNIHANJohn ROBINSONDRUCKMA PRESS, Sunday afternoon rugby. Enlarge 1 /1


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

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


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1940 – Bendigo, Victoria, Australia 2009

printer, lithographic

  • Europe 1967-69, 1975-76


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia commenced 1977 – 1983

print workshop (organisation)

Sunday afternoon rugby. 1981
Collection Title: Images of Opoul. Sydney: Port Jackson Press, in association with Realities Gallery, Melbourne, 1981
Page: no.9
Place made: Druckma Press, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in black ink, from one stone Support: white wove Lana paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark lower left corner vertical, '15%90/LANA'; upper right corner vertical, image of a ram's head.
Edition State: published state
Impression: artist's proof
Edition: edition of 40; plus 10 artist's proofs
Place Published: Sydney: Port Jackson Press in association with Realities Gallery, Melbourne

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Counihan '81'. not titled. inscribed lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'ed/40. A/P'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 38.7 h x 54.0 w cm sheet 51.3 h x 66.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1984
Accession No: NGA 84.1579.9
Subject: Australia, Art style: Social Realism
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from the artist, Melbourne, 1984.