John PEARTMichael KEMPSONCICADA PRESS, Gira Enlarge 1 /1


Brisbane, Queensland, Australia 1945 – Wedderburn, New South Wales, Australia 2013

  • USA, Europe, UK 1969-71
  • India 1975


Kapunda, South Australia, Australia born 1961

printer, intaglio


commenced 2003

print workshop (organisation)

Gira 2004 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, sugar-lift, aquatint and open biting, printed in colour inks, from two plates Support: off-white Velin Arches 300 gsm paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: 'ARCHES/FRANCE' and infinity symbol
Edition State: published state
Impression: right-to-print proof
Edition: edition of 35

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Peart 04'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Gira'. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'B.A.T.'
Secondary Insc: Print workshop blindstamp lower right corner, stylised image of cicada
Dimensions: plate-mark 33.6 h x 22.7 w cm sheet 50.2 h x 39.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australia Pacific Print Fund, celebrating the National Gallery of Australia’s 25th anniversary, 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.1549.383
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Cicada Press, Sydney, 2007