John RIGBY, Loss, Brisbane Flood Enlarge 1 /1


Brisbane, Queensland, Australia 1922 – 2012

  • Europe, England 1956-58
  • Pacific Islands c.1989
  • Egypt 1995

Loss, Brisbane Flood 1974 Place made: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut and woodblock, printed in colour inks, from three blocks Support: thin textured cream laid Canson Ingres paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark on verso top edge, 'FRANCE - INGRES - CANSON - FRANCE - INGRES [upside down]'
Edition State: published state
Impression: 8/9
Edition: edition of 9, plus proofs

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Rigby '74'. Titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'LOSS - BRISBANE FLOOD'. Inscribed with edition details lower centre below printed image in black pencil, '8/9'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 51.1 h x 34.4 w cm sheet 65.0 h x 50.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australia Pacific Print Fund 2013
Accession No: NGA 2013.4643
Subject: Portrait: mother and children
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Mark Rigby, the artist's son, Brisbane, 2013.