Kevin MORTENSENJohn LOANEVIRIDIAN PRESS, Mor jord/ Mother Earth Enlarge 1 /1


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1939


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1950

printer, intaglio


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia commenced 1988

print workshop (organisation)

Mor jord/ Mother Earth 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: off-white wove paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: trial proof
Edition: edition of 10, incomplete as of July 2008; plus trial proofs, 1 right-to-print proof, 2 artist's proofs, 2 printer's proofs

Primary Insc: titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'MOR Jord (Mother Earth)'. 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, 'T.P.'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 39.8 h x 59.6 w cm sheet 57.0 h x 75.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australia Pacific Print Fund, celebrating the National Gallery of Australia’s 25th anniversary, 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.1502
Image rights: © Kevin Mortensen
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from John Loane, printer and Director of Viridian Press, Canberra, 2007.