Football, 1936 signed, titled, dated and numbered 8/50 in pencil linocut printed in grey, yellow ochre, reddish brown and black on off white oriental laid tissue 22.6 x 27.6cm (8 7/8 x 10 6/8in) (Block)
PROVENANCE The estate of the artist, Melbourne thence by descent Private collection, Alice Springs
EXHIBITED Important prints of 1930s - 1950s, Garry Anderson Gallery, Sydney, 19 May - 19 June 1982, cat. no. 14 (another example) Claude Flight and His Followers: The Colour Linocut Movement between the Wars, Australian National Gallery, Canberra, 18 April - 12 July 1992 (another example) Federation: Australian Art and Society 1901 - 2001, touring exhibition, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 8 December 2000 - 11 February 2001; Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne, 17 March - 13 May 2001; Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, Townsville, 15 June - 5 August 2001; Newcastle Regional Gallery, Newcastle, 18 August - 14 October 2001, Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, Perth, 2 November - 27 January 2002; Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin, 22 February - 21 April 2002; Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Launceston, 10 May - 7 July 2002 (another example) The Story of Australian Printmaking, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 30 March - 3 June 2007 (another example)
LITERATURE Stephen Coppel, Linocuts of the Machine Age: Claude Flight and the Grosvenor School, Aldershot: Scholar Press and National Gallery of Australia, 1995, ES 34 John Slater, Through Artists' Eyes: Australian Suburbs and their Cities, The Miegunyah Press, Melbourne University Publishing, Melbourne, 2004 (illus. another example)
RELATED WORK Another example from the edition is held in the collection of the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
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