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 II. [Dream of being taken out] 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 brown ink 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 in plate lower right corner, 'BSimon'. signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'BS'. not dated. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '5/10'. inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'II'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 27.4 h x 19.2 w cm sheet 38.0 h x 25.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 1994
Accession No: NGA 94.1344.2
Subject: War: second world war, 1939-1945
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Switzerland, 1994.