Earle BACKEN, Shadows Enlarge 1 /1


Albury, New South Wales, Australia 1927 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 2005

  • England 1954-55
  • France 1956-59

Shadows 1957 Place made: Paris, Île-de-France, Ville de Paris department, France
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black and blue ink, from two plates Support: thin smooth off-white laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: artist's proof

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'E. I. Backen '57.'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Shadows''. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Artists Proof P.'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 23.8 h x 14.8 w cm sheet 30.4 h x 20.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the estate of Barbara Brash
Accession No: NGA 2009.526
Subject: Art exhibition invitation
  • Collection of Barbara Brash.
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the Estate of Barbara Brash, Melbourne, 2009.