Michael ESSONMichael KEMPSONCICADA PRESS, Self portrait '97. Enlarge 1 /1

Michael ESSON

Aberdeen, Scotland born 1950

  • Australia from 1977


Kapunda, South Australia, Australia born 1961

printer, intaglio


commenced 2003

print workshop (organisation)

Self portrait '97. 2000 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 two plates Support: thick off-white wove Hahnemuhle 300 gsm paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: printer's proof
Edition: edition of 20; plus 2 artist's proofs, 2 printer's proofs

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Michael Esson.'. not dated. Titled centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'SELF-PORTRAIT '97'. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'P/P.'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 63.8 h x 49.6 w cm sheet 73.0 h x 57.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australia Pacific Print Fund, celebrating the National Gallery of Australia’s 25th anniversary, 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.1549.128
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Cicada Press, Sydney, 2007