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John DENT

Penrith, New South Wales, Australia born 1951

  • Europe 1973-74

The repeat vase. 1982 Materials & Technique: prints, three etchings, printed in black ink, from two plates [one repeat plate]; two subsequent linoblock-prints, printed in black ink, from two etched linoblocks; with rolled colour inks over four hand-cut stencils Support: medium-weight smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: upper left above printed image, 'ARCHES / FRANCE [infinity symbol] [inverted]'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: artist's copy
Edition: edition unknown

Edition Notes: Use of sugar lift and aquatint.
Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Dent 1982'. Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'The Repeat Vase'. 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, '29.'.
Dimensions: printed image 75.0 h x 89.0 w cm plate-mark (irregular) 36.4 h x 21.1 w cm plate-mark (overall) 58.5 h x 96.2 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 71.3 h x 103.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2015
Accession No: NGA 2015.1686
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Peter Perry, Director of Castlemaine Art Gallery and Historical Museum, Victoria, 2014.