Ray BEATTIE, 2 Japanese saws Enlarge 1 /1


Belfast, Northern Ireland born 1949

  • Europe, North Africa 1965-67 Australia from 1967

2 Japanese saws 1976
Collection Title: [Blade series]
Place made: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in colour inks, from multiple plates Support: off-white wove BFK Rives paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: lower left corner, 'FK [fragment] RIVES'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition of 20

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'R.Beattie 76' ''. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, ' '2 Japanese Saws' '. Inscibed with edition details lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Ed 20' ''.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 81.1 h x 50.4 w cm sheet 96.6 h x 68.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the estate of Barbara Brash
Accession No: NGA 2009.540
  • Collection of Barbara Brash.
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the Estate of Barbara Brash, Melbourne, 2009.