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John DENT

Penrith, New South Wales, Australia born 1951

  • Europe 1973-74

Looking towards Richmond 1979 Materials & Technique: prints, etching and aquatint, printed in black ink, from one plate; with rolled colour inks over four hand-cut stencils Support: medium-weight smooth off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: artist's copy
Edition: edition unknown

Edition Notes: Use of drypoint, aquatint and open biting.
Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Dent 1979'. Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'Looking Towards Richmond.'. Inscribed with edition detail lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'Artist Copy'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '12.'.
Dimensions: printed image 58.5 h x 59.3 w cm plate-mark 81.5 h x 62.0 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 93.9 h x 72.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2015
Accession No: NGA 2015.1670
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Peter Perry, Director of Castlemaine Art Gallery and Historical Museum, Victoria, 2014.