Jiri T. NOVAKAlex SELENITSCHSWAMP, Thorn thorax Enlarge 1 /1


Prague, Czech Republic born 1947


  • Australia from 1970


Bavaria born 1946


  • Australia from 1949


commenced 1988 /1992

publisher (organisation)

Thorn thorax 1992 Place made: Airey Inlet, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: books, artist's books, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink, from one plate; linocut, printed in colour inks, from two blocks Support: thin smooth black paper on thick smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark on verso centre left edge, 'LANA FRANCE'.
Edition State: 1st state
Impression: 6/9
Edition: edition of 14; 9 'cool sets' (grey inks) in a paper folder; 5 'warm sets' (brown inks) in a wooden box

Primary Insc: Signed lower right below top image in black pencil, 'tiboR'. Signed lower centre below bottom image in black pencil, 'A/S'. Inscribed lower left below top image in black pencil, '6/9'. Signed and dated within plate lower right, 'TIBOR 1963'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 89.0 h x 8.8 w cm printed image 8.6 h x 8.4 w cm sheet (a) 8.6 h x 8.4 w cm sheet (overall) 38.0 h x 28.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2010
Accession No: NGA 2010.1195.4
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Artist's book
Image rights: © Alex Selenitsch
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Nichola Pounder Bookseller, Sydney, 2010.