Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1913 – Canterbury, Victoria, Australia 1986

  • Aotearoa New Zealand 1939-40
  • England, Europe 1949-52


commenced 1989

commissioner (organisation)

Laughing Christ (II) 1970 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, aquatint and drypoint, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: medium-weight off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 9/15
Edition: edition of 15

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Counihan '70'. Titled lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Laughing Christ'. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'To Fred and Lyn'. Inscribed lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, '9/15'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 37.5 h x 50.4 w cm sheet 51.6 h x 69.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Lyn and Fred Williams, celebrating the National Gallery of Australia's 25th Anniversary, 2009
Accession No: NGA 2009.781
  • From the Fred and Lyn Williams Collection.