George BALDESSIN, Trapeze. 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

Trapeze. 1973 Place made: Winfield Building Studio, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in brown ink, from one shaped plate over gradated colour roll. Support: thin smooth white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: artist's proof
Edition: edition of ?, with artist's proofs

Edition Notes: gradated colour roll in sunburst from orange to pink, achieved with blocking.
Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'George Baldessin 73'. Titled lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Trapeze'. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, ' A/P'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 24.8 h x 24.8 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 41.8 h x 38.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.464
  • Purchased from Crossley Gallery, Melbourne, 9 December 1975.