An image of Skating

Eveline Syme

(Australia 1888 – 06 Jun 1961)

Skating

Location
Not on display
Further information

Syme was a friend and fellow student of Ethel Spowers at the Grosvenor School in London. She had discovered the work of Claude Flight through his publication Lino-cuts, in a Melbourne bookshop and later wrote:

"Here was something new and different, lino-cut no longer regarded as a base form of woodcut, but evolved into a distinct branch of 20th century Art. I had seen nothing more vital and essentially 'modern' in the best sense of the word than the reproductions shown …"

Year
(circa 1930)
Media
Print
Medium
colour linocut, printed from two blocks on thin cream laid tissue
Dimensions
12.2 x 15.3 cm image (irreg.); 17.7 x 18.4 cm sheet (irreg.)
Signature & date

Signed l.r. corner, pencil "E.W. Syme". Not dated.

Credit
Purchased 1977
Accession number
337.1977
Copyright
© Estate of Eveline Syme