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John DENT

Penrith, New South Wales, Australia born 1951

  • Europe 1973-74

Lavender buddha 1984 Materials & Technique: prints, etching, printed in colour inks, from four plates 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: artist's copy
Edition: edition unknown

Edition Notes: Use of sugar lift.
Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Dent 1984'. Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'Lavender Buddha'. Inscribed with edition detail lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'Artist copy'. Inscribed verso lower left in black pencil, '8 [encircled] [vertically along border]'. Inscribed verso upper right in black pencil, '$950'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '40'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 64.6 h x 45.9 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 76.4 h x 57.1 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2015
Accession No: NGA 2015.1697
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Peter Perry, Director of Castlemaine Art Gallery and Historical Museum, Victoria, 2014.