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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia born 1945

  • Europe 1973
  • 1977-78


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1950

The blue mother 2001-2015
Collection Title: 'Gale force wind'. Canberra: Viridian Press, 2015
Place made: Mitchell, Olinda Canberra, Victoria Australian Capital Territory, Australia Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, lithograph, printed in black ink, from one stone; additions in watercolour Support: medium-weight smooth off-white wove Hahnemühle 350 gsm paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark upper right corner, image of rooster with shield within circle [Hahnemühle] [partial].
Edition State: published state
Impression: unique impression

Edition Notes: Technical information: Further edition information: image from stone, 'On the marble cliffs' [part 10] edition information: edition of 8; plus 2 artist's proofs, 1 printer's proof, 2 trial proofs Reference to previous title or use of plate: 'On the marble cliffs' [part 10] IRN: 143655
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right below image in black pencil, 'Parr 2015'. titled lower left below image in black pencil, '"The Blue Mother"'.
Secondary Insc: printer's blindstamp: lower right, 'VP' [in square]'.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions
Dimensions: printed image 44.8 h x 31.0 w cm image, overall 99.5 h x 72.7 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 102.4 h x 72.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of John Loane and Sara Kelly 2016. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gift Program.
Accession No: NGA 2016.77.32
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from John Loane, Canberra, 2015