An image of Bowl and fruit

Mary Macqueen

(Australia 29 Jan 1912 – 15 Sep 1994)

Bowl and fruit

Location
Not on display
Further information

Mary Macqueen was born in Melbourne and studied drawing under George Bell 1946-47 and printmaking at RMIT 1956-58. She began making prints on a press converted from an old mangle. From 1943-57 she exhibited with the Victorian Artists' Society and from 1960-64 with the Contemporary Art Society; she was included in their 'First Australia-wide graphic art exhibition' in 1960. Macqueen is best known for her drawings and lithographs, especially of animals.

Hendrik Kolenberg and Anne Ryan, 'Australian prints from the Gallery's collection', AGNSW, 1998

Year
1959
Media
Print
Medium
etching, aquatint, drypoint, printed in black ink on ivory wove paper
Dimensions
15.2 x 19.9 cm platemark; 19.0 x 24.9 cm sheet
Signature & date

Signed l.r., pencil "Mary Macqueen". Not dated.

Credit
Purchased 1960
Accession number
DA22.1960
Copyright
© AGNSW