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Bruno LETI

Roccantica, Italy born 1943

  • Australia Europe 1968-69 United States 1969-70

Christopher WALLACE-CRABBE

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1934

poet

Larry RAWLING

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1938

printer, intaglio

Bruno LETI

Roccantica, Italy born 1943

printer

  • Australia Europe 1968-69 United States 1969-70

CENTRE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF ARTIST'S BOOKS

active by 1994 Died

publisher (organisation)

Drawing. February 1994 Description: An unbound artist's book of 24 pages containing 7 prints, within printed cover, presented in a light brown and dark red slipcase. Poem by Chris Wallace-Crabbe, text screeprinted by Larry Rawling, intaglio prints by Bruno Leti.
Page: collection record
Place made: The artist's studio, Carlton Larry Rawling Fine Art Prints, 424 Nicholson Street, North Fitzroy, Melbourne Melbourne, Victoria Victoria, Australia Australia
Materials & Technique: books, artist's books, ink; paper etching, aquatint and chine-colle, printed in colour inks, from multiple plates Support: text and images 310 gsm Dutch Etching paper; cover C.M.Fabriano paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: No. 6/ 1994 Special copy no. IV
Edition: edition of 45; additional special copies

Edition Notes: 'This book, a collaboration between artist Bruno Leti and poet Chris Wallace-Crabbe, was designed by Bruno Leti with etchings, acquatints and chine-colle made and printed by the artist at his Carlton studio'- colophon. 'Drawing, is a publication associated with the Centre for the Development of Artists' Books, a joint project of Monash University and the Australian Print Workshop, Melbourne, Australia' (Colophon).
Primary Insc: signed on colophon (p.20) below text in black pencil, 'CWallace-Crabbe'. signed on colophon (p.20) below text in black pencil, 'Bruno Leti'. not dated. inscribed on colophon (p.20) below text in black pen, 'Special Copy IV'.
Dimensions: book closed 22.2 h x 17.6 w x 1.4 d cm slipcase 22.8 h x 17.8 w x 2.0 d cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Larry Rawling, 2008
Accession No: NGA 2008.332.1-2
Subject: Collection: The Larry Rawling print workshop archive of Australian screenprints 1959 - 2006, acquired 2008. Australia, Book arts: Artist-s book
Provenance:
  • Gift to Larry Rawling, from the artist, Melbourne, 1994.
  • Gift to the National gallery of Australia, from Larry Rawling, Melbourne, 2008.