Michael ESSONMichael KEMPSONCICADA PRESS, Self portrait Enlarge 1 /1

Michael ESSON

Aberdeen, Scotland born 1950

  • Australia from 1977

Michael KEMPSON

Kapunda, South Australia, Australia born 1961

printer, intaglio

CICADA PRESS

commenced 2003

print workshop (organisation)

Self portrait c.2003
Collection Title: The Self Portrait Project, 2004-2005
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and open biting, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: thick off-white wove Velin Arches 300 gsm paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 8/10
Edition: edition of 10

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Michael Esson'. not dated. not titled. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '8/10'.
Secondary Insc: Print workshop blindstamp lower right corner, stylised image of cicada
Dimensions: plate-mark 9.8 h x 10.0 w cm sheet 21.0 h x 20.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australia Pacific Print Fund, celebrating the National Gallery of Australia’s 25th anniversary, 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.1549.127
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Cicada Press, Sydney, 2007