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John DENT

Penrith, New South Wales, Australia born 1951

  • Europe 1973-74

Boats at St Martin 1984 Materials & Technique: prints, etching, aquatint and drypoint, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: thin smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: right-to-print proof
Edition: edition unknown

Edition Notes: Use of aquatint, sugar lift, spit biting and drypoint.
Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Dent '84'. Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'Boaits [sic] at St Martin'. Inscribed with edition detail lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'B.A.T'. Inscribed verso upper left in black pencil, '$175 / Out for Jan? [illegible] / $150'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '36.'.
Dimensions: printed image 22.6 h x 16.7 w cm plate-mark 23.8 h x 17.9 w cm sheet 38.2 h x 29.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2015
Accession No: NGA 2015.1693
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Peter Perry, Director of Castlemaine Art Gallery and Historical Museum, Victoria, 2014.