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Dorrit BLACK

Burnside, South Australia, Australia 1891 – Adelaide, South Australia, Australia 1951

  • Europe 1927-29
  • Europe, United States 1934-35

Negro funeral. [Nigger funeral.] 1929? Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in colour inks, from four blocks (chrome yellow mixed with yellow ochre; veridian mixed with crimson; viridian; black printing ink) Support: thin white laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 17/50
Edition: edition of 50

Primary Insc: signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Dorrit Black'. not dated. Titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'Nigger Funeral'. inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '17/50'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed border line 19.0 h x 21.5 w cm printed image 20.4 h x 23.3 w cm sheet 21.9 h x 24.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | 1929.0014 | impression | National Gallery of Australia | 17/50
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2008
Accession No: NGA 2008.659
Subject: Australia, Art style: Grosvenor school linocuts
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Niagara Galleries, Melbourne, 2008