Wet afternoon.

Primary Artist

Ethel Spowers (1890–1947)

Title

Wet afternoon.

Reference

Coppel (1995), ES14

Date made

1929 – 1929-30

Place made

Australia, Australia, Victoria, Melbourne View on map Close map

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Category

Print

Print type

relief

Technique

linocut, printed in colour, from four blocks (grey, cobalt blue, reddish brown, emerald green)

Matrix size

24.3 x 20.4 cm (printed image)

Support

buff oriental laid tissue paper

Support size

31.5 x 23.0 cm (sheet)

State

published state

Impression

17/50

Edition information

edition of 50

Inscriptions or device by artist or designated agent

Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'E.L. Spowers - 1930'. Titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'Wet Afternoon' Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '17/50'.

Inscriptions or device by others involved in the works production

no inscriptions

Subject description

Street scene of crowd sheltering from rain under umbrellas, London.

Collection

National Gallery of Australia

IRN

89799

Accession number

83.39

Accession method

Director's allowance

Meeting

Meeting 8, 1982/83 (1983-03-07)

Provenance

Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Garry Anderson Gallery, Sydney, March 1983.

Credit line

Purchased 1983

Subject category

Australia, Art style: Grosvenor school linocuts

Country of context

Australia

Creators

SPOWERS, Ethel | (1890–1947) Australian | Female | artist