Udo SELLBACH, Parts and wholes [title page] Enlarge 1 /1


Cologne, Germany 1927 – Australia 2006

  • Australia from 1955

Parts and wholes [title page] 1970 Description: portfolio of [10] lithographs and [4] title pages.

Collection Title: Parts and wholes: Canberra, 1970.
Page: title page
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in black ink, from one stone; hand-coloured in coloured conté crayon Support: medium-weight smooth cream wove Arches Satine paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: upper right, 'Arches / FRANCE [inverted] / VERITABLE PAPIER D'ARCHES / SATINÉ [wraps corner]'; lower left, 'Arches / FRANCE'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition of 10

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower centre below printed image in orange conté crayon, 'U. Sellbach [underlined] / 1970'. Titled upper centre above printed image in blue and red conté crayon, '"Parts + Wholes" [underlined]'. Inscribed upper centre above printed image in orange, red and blue conté crayon, 'lithos printed by the artist / in an edition of 10 / (and hand coloured) / on Arches paper / JUNE, JULY, AUGUST / 1970 / fingers, hands / breasts, knees, / nipples, etc.'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions
Dimensions: printed image 26.4 h x 63.7 w cm image 48.9 h x 63.7 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 57.2 h x 76.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist 1993
Accession No: NGA 93.905.1
  • Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from the artist, Adelaide, 1993.