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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia born 1945

  • Europe 1973
  • 1977-78


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1950

The rat & the sphinx 1 2009
Collection Title: 'Gale force wind'. Canberra: Viridian Press, 2015
Place made: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, lithograph, printed in black ink, from one stone Support: medium-weight smooth off-white wove Saunders Waterford paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: upper right, 'SAUNDERS WATERFORD [running vertically along edge]'; lower right, 'St Cuthberts Cross [in square]'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: artist's proof
Edition: unique impression

Edition Notes: Technical information: Further edition information: Image upside down from stone 'The rat & the sphinx 2'. Reference to previous title or use of plate: 'The rat & the sphinx 2' IRN: 274499
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right below image in black pencil, 'Mike Parr 2009'. titled lower centre below image in black pencil, '"The Rat & the Sphinx (1)"'. inscribed lower left below image in black pencil, 'A/P'.
Secondary Insc: printer's blindstamp: lower right, 'VP [in square]'.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 54.0 h x 41.3 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 75.6 h x 57.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of John Loane and Sara Kelly 2016. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gift Program.
Accession No: NGA 2016.77.40
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from John Loane, Canberra, 2015