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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia born 1956


publisher (organisation)

Barilla book (A) 1998 Description: 12 page staple bound book, with buff card cover and thin white paper and clear plastic dustjackets
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, artist's books, ink; paper drawings in pen and black ink, red pencil and collaged elements Support: 6 sheets of thick white wove paper staple bound in thick buff cardboard covered in thin brown paper and clear plastic dustjackets
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: 1/4
Edition: edition of 4

Primary Insc: Signed and dated on first page, lower centre in black pencil, 'N.McKenna 98'. Titled on first page, upper centre in black ink, and red pencil, 'Barilla Book A' Inscribed with publication details on first page, lower centre in black pencil, 'Thinking Fisherman Publications/ Sydney 1998'. Title on front cover centre, print and black ink, 'Barilla Book'.
Dimensions: book (closed) 13.0 h x 19.2 w x 0.6 d cm book (open) 13.0 h x 38.4 w cm sheet 12.8 h x 18.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Margaret McKenna 2004
Accession No: NGA 2004.194
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Artist's book
Image rights: © Noel McKenna
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Margaret McKenna, the artist's wife, Sydney, 2004.