Hertha KLUGE-POTT, Boot of a kelp drei Enlarge 1 /1


Berlin, Germany born 1934

  • Australia from 1958

Boot of a kelp drei [Boot of a kelp (object from a shore) drei] 1996 Place made: Hawthorn, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, bark; ink; paper drypoint, printed in black ink with plate-tone, from one plate; chine-collé Support: very thin textured light brown melaleuca bark on medium-weight smooth cream wove BFK Rives paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 3/6
Edition: edition of 6; plus 3 proofs

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Hertha Kluge-Pott '96'. Titled lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'boot of a kelp - drei -'. Inscribed with edition details lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, '3/6'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 4.2 h x 2.9 w cm bark 2.6 h x 4.0 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 35.7 h x 35.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.411
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Melbourne, 2014