Dorrit BLACK

Burnside, South Australia, Australia 1891 – Adelaide, South Australia, Australia 1951

  • Europe 1927-29
  • Europe, United States 1934-35

Parish hall, Mount Gambier. 1937 Place made: South Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, linocut, printed in colour inks, from five blocks (brown; beige/emerald green; yellow/yellow green; dark blue-grey; light blue grey) Support: thin cream wove Oriental style paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: 6/50
Edition: edition of 50

Primary Insc: signed lower right below image in black pencil, 'Dorrit Black'. titled lower left below image in pencil, 'The Parish Hall'. inscribed lower left below image in black pencil, '6/50'.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed verso of backing board of frame centre in black felt-tipped pen, 'Bought at Dorrit Black's exhibition by my mother and / father when I was learning from Dorrit. / The Parish Hall, subject of the lino-cut, is at / Mount Gambier and was therefore of more than / passing interest for Mum & Dad who had both / lived at Mount Gambier./ Jim R'. inscribed verso of backing board of frame upper right in black pencil, '5.38 [underlined] / 284 [inverted] / 200 [inverted with arrow pointing down]'. inscribed verso of backing board of frame lower centre on small rectangular white self-adhesive label in black typed text, 'Lauaine Diggins Fine Art Pty Ltd / 5 Malakoff Street North Caulfield / Melbourne Australia 3161 / Tel 61 3 9509 9855 Fax 61 3 9509 4549 / / DORRIT BLACK 1891 - 1951 / The Parish Hall 1937 / colour linocut on woven paper / 22 x 35.6cm (image) / monogramed within block lower right & signed lower / right in pencil: Dorrit Black / inscribed lower left: The Parish Hall 6/50 / 215015'.
Dimensions: printed image 22.2 h x 35.8 w cm sheet 23.2 h x 36.2 w
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | 1937.0001 | impression | National Gallery of Australia | 6/50
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2015
Accession No: NGA 2015.1215
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Lauraine Diggins Fine Art, Melbourne, 2015.