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G.W. BOT

Quetta, Pakistan born 1954

  • Australia from 1955

Caren FLORANCE

Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia born 1967

typographer

Caren FLORANCE

Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia born 1967

book-binder

BB PRESS

commenced 1994 /1998

print workshop (organisation)

Black swan 2007 Description: book of 46 pages, with 19 colour linocut illustrations, bound in tapa and black cloth
Place made: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: books, artist's books, ink; paper linocuts, printed in colour inks, from multiple blocks; letterpress text Support: thick smooth off-white wove Magnani paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: 5/15
Edition: edition of 15, plus artist's proofs

Primary Insc: Signed and dated on colophon lower right in black pencil, 'G.W. BOT 07'. Inscribed on colophon lower right in black pencil, '15'. Inscribed on colophon lower centre in black pencil, 'Magnani'.
Dimensions: book (closed) 19.6 h x 46.8 w x 1.8 d cm book (open) 19.6 h x 93.4 w cm page (each) 18.6 h x 45.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the generous assistance of the artist, 2011.
Accession No: NGA 2011.1146.1-19
Subject: Australia, Animal: Bird, Black swan Australia, Book arts: Artist's book
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Canberra, 2011