Dorrit BLACK, Black swans. Enlarge 1 /1

Dorrit BLACK

Burnside, South Australia, Australia 1891 – Adelaide, South Australia, Australia 1951

  • Europe 1927-29
  • Europe, United States 1934-35

Black swans. 1937 Place made: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in colour inks, from five blocks (red, pink, green, blue-grey and black) Support: thin cream oriental laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 18/50
Edition: edition of 50

Edition Notes: The Art Gallery of South Australia purchased an impression of this print in 1937.
Primary Insc: signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Dorrit Black'. not dated. titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'Black Swans'. inscribed centre left below printed image in black pencil, '18/50'.
Dimensions: printed image 23.5 h x 32.1 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | 1937.0003 | impression | National Gallery of Australia | 18/50
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2004
Accession No: NGA 2005.70
Subject: Australia, Art style: Grosvenor school linocuts Australia, Animal: Bird, Black swan
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Niagara Galleries, Melbourne, 2005.