Important Australian + International Fine Art
28 August 2019


(1872 – 1951, British)

colour linocut

26.5 x 29.5 cm

edition: (UK) 23/60

signed, numbered and inscribed with title in image lower right: “The Tube Station’ / No. 23/60 Cyril E Power

$25,000 – 35,000
Sold for $58,560 (inc. BP) in Auction 58 - 28 August 2019, Sydney

probably: Joshua McClelland Print Room, Melbourne
Ken and Joan Plomley Collection of Modernist Art, Melbourne


Modern Colour Prints, Redfern Gallery, London, 21 July – 20 August 1932, cat. 2 (another example)
Modern Colour Prints and Wood Engravings from the Redfern Gallery, Old Bond Street, London, Collins House, under the auspices of the Arts and Crafts Society of Victoria, Melbourne, 7 – 23 December 1932, cat. 28 (another example)
Out of the Book and On to the Wall: The Relief Print, Australian National Gallery, Canberra, 20 February – October 1984 (another example, US edition)
The Grosvenor School. British Linocuts Between the Wars, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, and touring, cat. 45 (illus. in exhibition catalogue, p. 67, another example, US edition)
Avant Garde British Printmaking 1917 – 1960, British Museum, London, September 1990 – January 1991 (another example)
Rhythms of Modern Life: British Prints 1914–1939, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 30 January – 1 June 2008 and touring, cat. 49 (another example)
Modern Britain 1900 –1960, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 15 November 2007 – 24 February 2008 (another example, USA edition)
Speed and Flight, Auckland Art Gallery Toi O Tamaki, Auckland, 14 April – 15 July 2012 (another example, US edition)


‘Redfern Gallery', The Times, London, 23 July 1932, p. 8
Rutter, F., 'Modern Colour Prints. A Democratic Art', The Sunday Times, London, 7 August 1932, p. 5
Coppel, S., Linocuts of the Machine Age: Claude Flight and the Grosvenor School, Scolar Press, Aldershot, England, in association with the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 1995, cat. CEP 32, pp. 98 – 99 (illus., another example)
Vann, P., Cyril Power Linocuts: A Complete Catalogue, Lund Humphries, Farnham, 2008, cat. 32, p. 85 (illus., another example, USA edition)
Ackley, C.S. (ed.), British Prints from the Machine Age: Rhythms of Modern Life 1914–1939, Thames and Hudson, London, 2008, cat. 49, pp. 94, 215 (illus. front cover and p. 105, another example)