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Rodney Fumpston, Artist

This is one of the prints in our collection. It was made in 1975. The place where it was made is unknown.
About the Work
Looking at Rodney Fumpston’s work reveals a life devoted to printmaking practice. Along with the sensuous colours and richly nuanced surfaces, you’ll discover an artist of enormous discipline with the eye of a perfectionist.
While this may suggest an abiding interest in overcoming various technical hurdles and pleasure in solving printmaking puzzles, the final work is not intended to reveal difficulty and exertion, but rather to appear ‘light’ and effortless.
- from the intorduction to 'Fumpston Prints', 2004, Sarjeant Gallery and touring
Measurements
Image 480 x 433mm
Support 587 x 537mm
Media
coloured etching on embossed surface of support
Description
Abstract multi-coloured print showing a black form on the lower half of the image with white lines, the top half is peach coloured.
Credit Line
Collection of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui. Purchased with funds bequethed by Thomas Sperring, 1977.
Collection Type
Permanent collection
Acquisition Date
12 Dec 1977

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Accession Number:
1977/23/1