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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1890 – 1947

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

The Island of the Dead 1927 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in colour in the Japanese manner, from seven blocks Support: thin cream laid paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: 5/?
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'E.L. Spowers - 1927'. Titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'The Island of the Dead' Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'no 5-'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Dimensions: printed image 19.0 h x 24.8 w cm sheet 21.6 h x 27.4 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | 1927.0003 | impression | National Gallery of Australia | 5/?
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1995
Accession No: NGA 95.924
Subject: Australia, Art style: Grosvenor school linocuts Australia, Art style: Japanese influence 1890s-1950s
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Lassetters Gallery, Canberra, 1995.