Robert DICKERSONSam DICKERSONDICKERSON GALLERY, The night swim. Enlarge 1 /1


Hurstville, New South Wales, Australia born 1924 – 2015

  • England, Europe 1972-73


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The night swim. 1987 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in brown ink, from one zinc plate Support: white Velin Arches paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: 15/30
Edition: edition of 30; plus 3 artist's proof. There was also an edition of 12, hand-coloured by the artist

Primary Insc: Signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, R. Dickerson'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'THE NIGHT SWIM'. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '15/30'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 15.3 h x 23.0 w cm sheet 28.0 h x 38.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Jennifer Dickerson
Accession No: NGA 2000.426
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Jennifer Dickerson, the artists wife, Sydney, October 2000.