George BALDESSIN, Personages and gothic I. 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

Personages and gothic I. 1969 Title Notes: inscribed by Baldessin without variation number, known in catalogues and on corresponding prints as 'Personage and gothic I'.
Place made: Winfield Building Studio, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in black ink, from three shaped plates; stencil, printed in colour inks, from four stencils Support: thin smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: artist's proof
Edition: edition of 25.

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'George Baldessin 69'. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'A.P. 'Personages & Gothic [sic]''.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark (a) 50.4 h x 37.6 w cm plate-mark (b) 50.6 h x 37.6 w cm plate-mark (c) 50.6 h x 74.8 w cm plate-mark (overall) 50.8 h x 75.8 w cm sheet 58.0 h x 81.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of George Baldessin, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.498
  • Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from the artist, Melbourne, December 1975.