Strontium 90 [Anti-Nuclear]. Noel Counihan, Australian.
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Strontium 90 [Anti-Nuclear]

1959. Linocut, titled, editioned 30/50, signed and dated in pencil in lower margin, 56.1 x 42.5cm. Slight stains to image and edge lower left, minor creases and scuffing overall.

Ref: Smith #55. Held in NGA.

Strontium-90 is a “radioactive isotope of strontium produced by nuclear fission...[It] has applications in medicine and industry and is an isotope of concern in fallout from nuclear weapons and accidents.”

Counihan was a social realist painter, printmaker, cartoonist and illustrator based in Melbourne. “An atheist, communist, and art activist, Counihan made art in response to the politics and social hardships of his times.” Ref: Wiki.

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Item #CL192-14

Price (AUD): $2,200.00  Other currencies

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