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Gracia HABY

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1975

Louise JENNISON

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1976

The dubious clue [Extinct animals sing the Blues] 2005 Description: concertina, 8 pages, cloth bound, 1 page rice paper insert, mirrored perspex disk engraved with title affixed to front cover
Title Notes: Also published under the title 'Extinct animals sing the blues'. Numbered 2007.29a-b in the Ergas Collection
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: books, artist's books, ink; paper offset-lithograph, printed in black ink, from multiple plates; hand-coloured; collaged addition of cut paper Support: wove Aquarelle Arches hot pressed 300gsm cotton paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 6/16
Edition: edition of 16

Primary Insc: Signed inside back cover lower right edge in black pencil, 'LJ G.H.'. Inscribed inside back cover lower right edge in black pencil, '6/16'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed inside back cover lower right edge in black pencil, 'EC 2007.29 a'. Inscribed on loose leaf verso lower right edge in black pencil, 'EC 2007.29 b'.
Dimensions: book (closed) 14.8 h x 18.8 w x 0.8 d cm book (open) 14.8 h x 146.0 w cm printed image 14.8 h x 146.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Henry Ergas, 2009
Accession No: NGA 2009.718
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Artist's book
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the Ergas Collection, Sydney, 2009