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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia born 1945

  • Europe 1973
  • 1977-78


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1950

Human nature 2 2005
Collection Title: 'Gale force wind'. Canberra: Viridian Press, 2015
Place made: Olinda, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, lithograph, printed in black ink, from one stone; drypoint and lift-ground aquatint, printed in black ink, from one copper plate Support: medium-weight smooth white wove Hahnemühle 350 gsm paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: lower left, 'HAHNEMUHLE [running vertically along edge]'; upper right, '[rooster encircled]'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: unique impression
Edition: plate number 1 from 'Psychopathic family'

Edition Notes: Technical information: Further edition information: Underlying drypoint and lift-ground aquatint from part 1 'Psychopathic family', edition information: edition of 5; 2 artist's proofs, 1 printer's proof, 1 right-to-print proof Reference to previous title or use of plate: 'Psychopathic family' IRN: 180478
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right on image in black pencil, 'Mike Parr 2005'. titled lower left on image in black pencil, '"Human Nature 2"'. inscribed lower left on image in black pencil, 'Unique plate A'.
Secondary Insc: printer's blindstamp: lower right, 'VP [in square]'.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions
Dimensions: printed image (a) 59.0 h x 48.0 w cm printed image (overall) 106.4 h x 78.6 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 106.4 h x 78.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of John Loane and Sara Kelly 2016. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gift Program.
Accession No: NGA 2016.77.49
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from John Loane, Canberra, 2015