Adelaide, South Australia, Australia 1939 – 1991

  • England 1963-64 and 1965-73


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia commenced 1966

commissioner (organisation)

The engagement 1979 Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper relief-etching, printed in colour with plate-tone, from two plates Support: thick cream wove Arches paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: 'ARCHES FRANCE'
Edition State: published state
Impression: artist's proof
Edition: edition of 30 in black ink only; plus artist's proof in colour, edition unknown

Edition Notes: This appears to be a colour variation to the print commissioned by the Print Council of Australia (1987).
Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Barbara Hanrahan 1979'. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'The Engagement A/P'
Dimensions: plate-mark 50.4 h x 37.6 w cm sheet 76.0 h x 56.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Jo Steele 1993
Accession No: NGA 93.250
  • Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from Jo Steele, the artist's partner, 1993.