Garry SHEADTheo TREMBLAY, The ant dress Enlarge 1 /1


Sydney, New South Wales, Australia born 1942

  • France 1973, 1982
  • Hungary 1983
  • United States of America, England 1989-90


Cambridge, United States of America born 1952

printer, intaglio

  • Australia from 1977

The ant dress September 1998 Place made: Lockhart River Arts & Culture Centre, Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching , drypoint and aquatint, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: thick white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 23/40
Edition: edition of 40

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Garry Shead'. not dated. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'The Ant Dress'. inscribed with impression details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '23/40'.
Secondary Insc: Printer's blindstamp lower right below image, 'TT [within square]'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 24.2 h x 19.8 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 55.8 h x 37.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Geoff and Fran Barker 2004
Accession No: NGA 2004.358.102
Image rights: © Garry Shead
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Geoffrey and Fran Barker (who established printmaking at Lockhart River in 1995), 2004.