An image of Stacking wheat, New South Wales

E Warner

(Australia 1879 – 1968)

Stacking wheat, New South Wales

Location
Not on display
Further information

'Under a glaring sun these man, clad in the scantiest costume, and with head and shoulders swathed in a bag, work cheerfully through the day, building a monument to the genius that enables Australia to maintain her place amongst the wheat-producing countries of the world'.

[from the catalogue to 'Exhibition of etchings by E. Warner. First series of 'Australia at work' together with some glimpses of our little known land'; Fine Art Society galleries, Melbourne, 20 November - 7 December 1935.]

Year
1935
Media
Print
Medium
etching on thin cream card
Dimensions
18.5 x 23.2 cm platemark; 21.0 x 25.8 cm sheet
Signature & date

Signed l.r. corner, pencil "E Warner".
Signed and dated "E Warner '35" in plate, to print l.l. corner.

Credit
Gift of Charles Warner 2015
Accession number
169.2015
Copyright
Estate of E Warner