Collection Online

Sheep shears
1976
from the Blade series 1976

Medium
etching, colour aquatint and collage
Measurements
72.0 × 49.5 cm (plate) (77.7 × 54.7 cm) (sheet)
Accession Number
1996.110
Departments
Australian Prints / Australian Prints & Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Michell Endowment, 1978 Transferred to the Permanent Collection, 1996
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
In the realist tradition of the seventies, this print depicts a pair of sheep shears and window frame against a roughly patterned and seemingly textured background.