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Betty CURNOW

New Zealand born 1911

Dancing string 1968 Place made: North Island, New Zealand
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper collagraph, printed in black ink, from one plate with design in string Support: thin textured cream paper subsequently laid down on medium-weight textured cream wove paper.
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 1/20
Edition: edition of 20.

Primary Insc: Signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Betty Curnow'. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'Dancing String 1/20' .Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'Happy Christmas 1968 / to Kees, Tina + Peter.'.
Secondary Insc: No secondary inscription.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper right of backing sheet in purple ink from rubber stamp, 'AIRPORT / AUSTRALIAN CUSTOMS / Melbourne [inscribed within circle].'
Dimensions: printed image 42.1 h x 19.4 w cm sheet 61.4 h x 22.3 w cm backing sheet 73.2 h x 28.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2012
Accession No: NGA 2012.705
Subject: Australia, Printed ephemera: Greeting card: Christmas
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Kees Hos, Victoria, 2012.