Ethel Spowers, 'Bank Holiday, 1935'
'Bank Holiday, 1935' by Ethel Spowers.
Printed in the UK.
Born and educated in Australia, Ethel Louise Spowers studied under Claude Flight at the Grosvenor School of Modern Art from 1929. Her modernist linocuts attracted critical attention i the 1930's and were regularly exhibited at the Redfern Gallery and purchased by both The British Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum. She remained a powerful supporter of the modernist movement and of the new medium of linocut of her return to Australia, and was a founder member of Geprge Bell's Contemporary Group.