Bruno SIMONLE CINQUE VIE, Tatura dreams I. Enlarge 1 /1


Vienna, Austria 1920 – 1999

  • Eur, Eng pre 1940
  • Australia 1940-49
  • Eng 49-67 with visits to Eur, M.East, India & Americas
  • Italy from 1967 with visits to Australia 1973, 1993 and SE Asia undated


Lombardy, Italy

printer, intaglio

Tatura dreams I. [Farewell to city and peace] 1941-87
Collection Title: Tatura dreams
Place made: Le Cinque Vie, Via S. Orsola 27, Bergamo, Lombardy, Bergamo province, Italy
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper photo-etching, printed in black, with plate-tone, from one zinc plate Support: cream Hahnemuhle wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: 'HAHNEMUHLE'
Edition State: published state
Impression: 5/10
Edition: edition of 10

Primary Insc: Signed lower right in plate 'BS'. Dated lower left in plate '1941'. Signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'BSimon'. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '5/10'. Inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'I'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 19.6 h x 27.0 w cm sheet 26.0 h x 37.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 1994
Accession No: NGA 94.1344.1
Subject: War: second world war, 1939-1945
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Switzerland, 1994.