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John DENT

Penrith, New South Wales, Australia born 1951

  • Europe 1973-74

The black bitch 1984 Materials & Technique: prints, etching, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: medium-weight smooth white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: lower right below printed image, 'VES / [infinity symbol]'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Dent / 1984'. Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'The Black Bitch'. Inscribed with edition detail lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'B.A.T'. Inscribed verso lower left in black pencil, 'PRINTER Lue Gueria / La Couriere.'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '34.'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 20.8 h x 15.7 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 32.2 h x 26.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2015
Accession No: NGA 2015.1691
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Peter Perry, Director of Castlemaine Art Gallery and Historical Museum, Victoria, 2014.