Franz KEMPF, Space probe Enlarge 1 /1


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1926

  • Israel 1965-69

Space probe 1973 Place made: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper screenprint, printed in colour inks, from multiple stencils; lithograph, printed in black ink, from one stone Support: thin textured off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 19/30
Edition: edition of 30

Edition Notes: printed using etching fragment, transferred woodcut and handworked half-tone plates in black and grey-green on cream tint
Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Franz Kempf 73'. Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'Space Probe'. Inscribed with edition details lower left below printed image in black pencil, '19/30'
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 62.2 h x 37.2 w cm sheet 70.8 h x 45.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Franz Kempf AM 2013. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2013.610
Image rights: © Franz Kempf
  • Gift of the artist to the National Gallery of Australia, May 2013.