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Vaclovas RATAS

Lithuania 1910 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1973

  • Australia from 1949

not titled [camphor woodblock bearing engravings for Ferry Boat and untitled design] 1953 Place made: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, matrices, steel; wood engraved camphor-wood block Support: held within white metal screw frame
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: signed in block lower right within image (a), 'V. RATAS'. signed verso in block within image (b), 'VR [in monogram]'. not dated. not titled.
Dimensions: printing block 17.4 h x 23.9 w x 2.7 d cm image (b) 17.4 h x 23.9 w x 2.7 d cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Ramona Ratas, the artist's daughter, 2011
Accession No: NGA 2011.1129
  • With the artist until his death in 1973.
  • By descent to Ramona Ratas, the artist's daughter.
  • Gift to the National gallery of Australia, from Ramona Ratas, Sydney, August 2011.