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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia born 1945

  • Europe 1973
  • 1977-78


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1950

The ghost in the machine 2009
Collection Title: 'Gale force wind'. Canberra: Viridian Press, 2015
Place made: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, lithograph, printed in dark magenta ink, from one stone Support: thin smooth white wove Arches Satine paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: lower left, 'ARCHES FRANCE; infinity symbol [running vertically along edge]'; upper right, 'ARCHES FRANCE; infinity symbol [running vertically along edge]'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: trial proof
Edition: edition of 5; plus 9 variable proofs

Edition Notes: Technical information: Further edition information: edition of 5; plus 9 proofs are printed on different papers, some in dark magenta ink, some double printed, some double printed without re-inking (ghost impression). Reference to previous title or use of plate:
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right below image in black pencil, 'Mike Parr 2009'. titled lower left below image in black pencil, '"The Ghost in the Machine. inscribed lower left below image in black pencil, 'T/P'.
Secondary Insc: printer's blindstamp, lower right, 'VP [in square]'.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 51.3 h x 40.0 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 76.8 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 2016.77.55
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from John Loane, Canberra, 2015