George BALDESSIN, Pears (yellow version). Enlarge 1 /1


San Biagio di Callalta, Italy 1939 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1978

  • Australia from 1949
  • England, Italy 1962-63
  • Japan 1966
  • Brazil, France 1975-77

Pears (yellow version). 1972 Place made: Winfield Building Studio, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in black ink, from one shaped plate; over stencil, printed in gradated colour roll, from six stencils. Support: thin smooth cream wove paper.
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition of 25

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'George Baldessin 72'. Inscribed lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Pears (yellow version)'. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Edition 25'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 49.5 h x 60.5 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 66.1 h x 80.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.455
  • Purchased from Crossley Gallery, Melbourne, 9 December 1975.