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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1948

Barbed blood. 1984
Collection Title: Warrior x 9.
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and open biting, printed in colour inks, from multiple plates Support: thick off-white wove Arches paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: lower left corner, and upper right corner, 'Arches/FRANCE'. blindstamp lower left corner, 'VERITABLE PAPIER D'ARCHES/SATINE.
Edition State: published state
Impression: artist's proof
Edition: edition of 25

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, '84 JOHN NEESON.'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'WARRIOR X 9. BARBED BLOOD'. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'ARTIST PROOF'.
Secondary Insc: Printer's etched stamp lower right below image.
Dimensions: plate-mark 50.0 h x 50.0 w cm sheet 75.4 h x 56.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist, 2008
Accession No: NGA 2008.444
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Melbourne, 2008.