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Michael O'CONNELL

Dalton, Lancashire, England 1898 – Perry Green, Much Hadham, Hertfordshire, England 1976

  • Australia 1920-38

Wild women c.1931 Description: curtain length
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: textiles, fabric, linocut print on raw silk linocut, printed in colour inks, from two blocks in repeats Support: raw silk

Primary Insc: Printed signature, l.r.: 'Michael O'Connell'. Inscribed in ink on fabric label u.r. reverse: 'OC431/Wild Women/3-1/4 yd" an various indecipherable marks; Inscribed in ink on paper label, pinned u.r.: 'Michael .../3-1/4 yds/QI. QII [and various indecipherable marks]/Wild Women'
Dimensions: 297.0 h x 86.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.1821