Hertha KLUGE-POTT, Tale for a whale Enlarge 1 /1


Berlin, Germany born 1934

  • Australia from 1958

Tale for a whale 1990 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching with resist, flat biting and drypoint, printed in black ink with plate-tone, from one copper plate; with burnishing Support: medium-weight smooth off-white wove Arches paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: lower right, '[BF]K RIVES / [FRAN]CE [infinity symbol].
Edition State: published state
Impression: 7/15
Edition: edition of 15

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Hertha Kluge-Pott 1990'. Titled lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'tale for a whale'. Inscribed with edition details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '7/15' Inscribed lower left corner in black pencil, '7'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 64.6 h x 89.2 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 79.0 h x 102.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.489
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Melbourne, 2014