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John DENT

Penrith, New South Wales, Australia born 1951

  • Europe 1973-74

Blue interior 1984 Materials & Technique: prints, etching and drypoint, printed in colour inks, from four plates Support: medium-weight smooth off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: lower right below printed image, 'BFK RIVES / FRANCE [infinity symbol] [vertically along border]'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: right-to-print proof
Edition: edition unknown

Edition Notes: Use of spit biting and 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, 'Blue Interior / Bongeut Blue'. Inscribed with edition detail lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'Bon à Tired / B.A.T.'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '41'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 64.6 h x 45.9 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 76.5 h x 57.1 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2015
Accession No: NGA 2015.1698
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Peter Perry, Director of Castlemaine Art Gallery and Historical Museum, Victoria, 2014.