George BALDESSIN, MM and Chair. Enlarge 1 /1


San Biagio di Callalta, Italy 1939 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1978

  • Australia from 1949
  • England, Italy 1962-63
  • Japan 1966
  • Brazil, France 1975-77

MM and Chair. 1977 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in black ink, from one plate; stencil, printed in green ink, from three stencils Support: medium-weight textures cream wove Arches paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: upper right, 'Arches FRANCE'.
Edition State: 3rd state of 3, published state
Impression: 1/25
Edition: edition of 25

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'George Baldessin 77'. Inscribed lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'M M and chair'. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '1/25'.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed on cream adhesive tape lower left in black pencil, 'NOTE / FIRST OF EDITION / FOR / CANBERRA?'.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 72.4 h x 60.5 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 93.4 h x 80.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.1021
  • Purchased from Gallery A, Sydney, 8 November 1977.