Michael ESSONMichael KEMPSONCICADA PRESS, Napoleon's clothes peg. 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)

Napoleon's clothes peg. 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 with plate-tone, from one plate Support: off-white wove BFK Rives 280 gsm paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: lower right edge, 'BFK RIVES/FRANCE' and infinity symbol.
Edition State: published state
Impression: artist'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, 'NAPOLEON'S CLOTHES PEG.'. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'A/P.'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 25.0 h x 19.8 w cm sheet 56.6 h x 37.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australia Pacific Print Fund, celebrating the National Gallery of Australia’s 25th anniversary, 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.1549.126
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Cicada Press, Sydney, 2007