James CANT

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1911 – Adelaide, South Australia, Australia 1982

  • England, Europe 1934-39
  • England 1949-55

The bird 1948
Collection Title: Six signed artists prints. Adelaide: the artist, 1948
Page: no.3
Place made: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper cliche-verre, printed in blue pigment, from one hand-drawn glass plate Support: thin buff wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 48/150
Edition: edition of 150

Primary Insc: signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'J. Cant'. not dated. inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '48/150'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 25.8 h x 25.4 w cm sheet 35.0 h x 29.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of James Agapitos OAM and Ray Wilson OAM 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.938.4
Subject: Collection: The James Agapitos and Ray Wilson collection of Australian surrealist art, acquired, 2007. Australia, Art style: Surrealism
Image rights: © James Cant. Licensed by Viscopy
  • Agapitos/Wilson Collection, Sydney.
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, of the Agapitos/Wilson Collection, from James Agapitos and Ray Wilson, Sydney, August 2007.