Kevin MORTENSENJohn LOANEVIRIDIAN PRESS, Sucking the sail Enlarge 1 /1


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1939


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1950

printer, lithographic


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia commenced 1988

print workshop (organisation)

Sucking the sail 1994 Place made: Viridian Press, 148 Smith Street, Thornbury, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in black ink, from one stone Support: white wove Arches Aquarelle paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark upper left reversed and lower right corner, 'Arches/FRANCE' ; blindstamp upper left corner, 'AQUARELLE ARCHES'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 13/16
Edition: edition of 16

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'K.C. Mortensen 1994'. titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'Sucking the sail'. inscribed with edition details lower left below printed image in black pencil, '13/16 No 4'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 38.8 h x 55.4 w cm sheet 57.2 h x 76.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australia Pacific Print Fund, celebrating the National Gallery of Australia’s 25th anniversary, 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.1466.4
Image rights: © Kevin Mortensen
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from John Loane, printer and Director of Viridian Press, Canberra, 2007.