David FAIRBAIRNMichael KEMPSONCICADA PRESS, Auto portrait 17 Enlarge 1 /1

David FAIRBAIRN

Zambia born 1949

  • Australia from 1981

Michael KEMPSON

Kapunda, South Australia, Australia born 1961

printer, intaglio

CICADA PRESS

commenced 2003

print workshop (organisation)

Auto portrait 17 2005 Place made: College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales, Selwyn Street, Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: off-white wove Velin Arches 300 gsm paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: right-to-print proof
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'David Fairbairn '05'. Inscribed and titled lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'B.A.T. Auto-Portrait No 17.'.
Secondary Insc: Print workshop blindstamp lower right corner, stylised image of cicada
Dimensions: plate-mark 33.0 h x 24.5 w cm sheet 50.0 h x 40.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australia Pacific Print Fund, celebrating the National Gallery of Australia’s 25th anniversary, 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.1549.135
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Cicada Press, Sydney, 2007