Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1939


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1950

printer, intaglio


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia commenced 1988

print workshop (organisation)

Mother earth (small version) 2000 Place made: Viridian Press, 11 Dickens Road, Olinda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink, from one copper plate Support: cream wove paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: trial proof
Edition: proposed edition of 10, not printed as of 2008; plus several trial proofs, 1 printer's proof

Primary Insc: not titled. signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'K.C. MORTENSEN 2000'. inscribed with edition details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'TP'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 19.6 h x 29.6 w cm sheet 29.8 h x 38.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australia Pacific Print Fund, celebrating the National Gallery of Australia’s 25th anniversary, 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.1662
Image rights: © Kevin Mortensen
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from John Loane, printer and Director of Viridian Press, Canberra, 2007.