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John DENT

Penrith, New South Wales, Australia born 1951

  • Europe 1973-74

Two views 1984 Materials & Technique: prints, etching, drypoint and aquatint, printed in black ink, from two plates; with rolled brown ink Support: medium-weight smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: lower right below printed image, 'BFK RIVES / FRANCE [infinity symbol] [vertically along border]'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 3/60
Edition: edition of 60

Edition Notes: Use of sugar lift, scraping and burnishing.
Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'John Dent 1984'. Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, ''Two views''. Inscribed with edition detail lower left below printed image in black pencil, '3/60'. Inscribed verso lower left in black pencil, 'DENT'. Inscribed verso upper right in black pencil, '$450'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '42'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 64.8 h x 45.7 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 76.4 h x 57.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2015
Accession No: NGA 2015.1659
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Peter Perry, Director of Castlemaine Art Gallery and Historical Museum, Victoria, 2014.