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James CANT

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

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

The lust for power. 1948
Collection Title: Six signed artists prints. Adelaide: the artist, 1948
Page: no.5
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
Place Published: Adelaide: the artist, 1948
Date Published: 1948

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
Dimensions: printed image 18.4 h x 23.8 w cm sheet 35.0 h x 29.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of James Agapitos OAM and Ray Wilson OAM 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.938.6
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
Provenance:
  • Agapitos/Wilson Collection, Sydney
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, of the Agapitos/Wilson Collection, from James Agapitos and Ray Wilson, Sydney, 2007