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unidentified printmaker

Mum 1976 Place made: Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, sugar-lift aquatint and aquatint, printed in warm dark brown ink, from one plate Support: medium weight off-white paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: artist's proof
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'B.W. 76'. inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, ' "MUM". inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'A/P'. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, Draftsmanship / which is lower down is fitting on thing / into another - pure air / between these two there sits / the particular idea'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed verso lower centre in black pencil, '81.294.00'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 51.0 h x 39.8 w cm sheet 76.0 h x 56.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2013
Accession No: NGA 2013.579
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Peter Arnold Antiquarian Booksellers, Melbourne, 2013.