Thomas FRIEDENSEN, The bush madonna. Enlarge 1 /1


Leeds, England 1879 – Cannes, France 1931

  • active Australia 1921

The bush madonna. 1930 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in brown ink, from one plate Support: paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: 15/85
Edition: edition of 85

Edition Notes: Other proofs are dated 1931 and give edition as 45 (see Joel auction, 1 September 1978, lot 345.
Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'T Friedensen '30'. Titled lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'The Bush Madonna'. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '15/85'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 16.2 h x 12.0 w cm sheet 20.8 h x 17.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Bequest of Alan Queale, 1982.
Accession No: NGA 83.1131
  • Alan Queale, Brisbane. Bequeathed to the Australian National Gallery by Alan Queale, Brisbane, 1982. Alan Queale Bequest accepted by the Australian National Gallery, 1983.