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Elizabeth ROONEY

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

not titled [Bligh Street diptych] c.1977 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, aquatint printed in brown/green ink with plate-tone, from one copper and one zinc plates Support: cream wove paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: proof

Primary Insc: Inscribed verso upper centre in blue ballpoint pen, 'Dear Joyce, Max & Co / lots of love to you all / from Rooney..'. Inscribed verso lower left in blue ballpoint pen '(before I stopped printing etc this was a / comparison print ink proof for Bligh st.(now / in trimmed state to fit envelope) )'.
Dimensions: printed image (trimmed) 19.4 h x 21.8 w cm printed image (trimmed) 18.6 h x 22.0 w cm sheet 19.4 h x 44.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the family of Joyce Allen 1994
Accession No: NGA 94.908
  • Gift to Joyce Allen, from the artist. The Allen family by descent, 1992. Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the family of Joyce Allen, 1994.