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Bavaria born 1946

  • Australia from 1949

The Southern Cross in Dante 1994 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: books, artist's books, found Penguin book with drilled holes Support: paper

Primary Insc: Found book titled, 'DANTE/THE DIVINE COMEDY'. Signed and dated inside front cover in pen and black ink, 'AS '94'.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed centre inside cover in black pencil, 'D1'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed, in ink, inside front cover, 'DR Thomas'. Inscribed upper inside cover in black pencil, '4.50'.
Dimensions: book (closed) 18.0 h x 12.0 w x 2.0 d cm
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund, 2005
Accession No: NGA 2005.1080
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Artist's book
Image rights: © Alex Selenitsch
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Melbourne, December 2005.