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Kevin MORTENSEN

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1939

John LOANE

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1950

printer, intaglio

VIRIDIAN PRESS

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia commenced 1988

print workshop (organisation)

Birdman island 2005 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: printer's proof
Edition: edition of 15, incomplete as of July 2008; plus trial proofs, 1 right-to-print proof, 2 artist's proofs, 2 printer's proofs

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'K.C. MORTENSEN 05'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Birdman Island'. Inscribed with edition details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'P/P'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 29.8 h x 47.4 w cm sheet 49.0 h x 64.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australia Pacific Print Fund, celebrating the National Gallery of Australia’s 25th anniversary, 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.1501
Image rights: © Kevin Mortensen
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from John Loane, printer and Director of Viridian Press, Canberra, 2007.