Colin McCAHON, [Paper lithographic plate for 'Titirangi bush landscape' and 'Old woman by the sea'] Enlarge 1 /1

Colin McCAHON

Timaru, New Zealand 1919 – Auckland, New Zealand 1987

[Paper lithographic plate for 'Titirangi bush landscape' and 'Old woman by the sea'] 1957 Description: paper lithograph plate for prints, "Titirangi bush landscape" and "Old woman by the sea"
Place made: Auckland, North Island, New Zealand
Materials & Technique: prints, matrices, drawing in black lithographic crayon Support: thin cardboard lithograph plate

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower left in image in black pencil, 'McCahon '57' and lower right in image in black pencil, 'McCahon '57'.Titled lower left in image in black pencil, 'TITIRANGI BUSH LANDSCAPE' and lower right in image in black pencil, 'Old WOman by the Sea'.Inscribed with impression details lower left in image in black pencil, 'Ed100' and lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'ed.100'.
Secondary Insc: Publication details lower left below image in black pencil, 'PUBLISHED BY PETER WEBB. HIGH ST. AUCKLAND' and lower right below image in black pencil, 'Published by Peter Webb High St./Auckland.'.
Dimensions: image 21.8 h x 32.8 w cm sheet 25.4 h x 39.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2004
Accession No: NGA 2005.182
Provenance:
  • Webbs Auctions, New Zealand.
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Tony Coleing, 2005.