George BALDESSIN, Banquet for no eating. 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

Banquet for no eating. 1970 Place made: Winfield Building Studio, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in black ink, from five shaped plates; stencil, printed in colour inks, from four stencils. Support: aluminium foil on thin smooth white 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 70'. Inscribed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, ''Banquet for No Eating Edition 25''.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark (a) 4.8 h x 2.8 w cm plate-mark (b) 23.4 h x 3.0 w cm plate-mark (c) 23.4 h x 3.2 w cm plate-mark (d) 34.4 h x 2.6 w cm plate-mark (overall) 32.0 h x 65.0 w cm sheet 62.5 h x 75.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of George Baldessin, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.508
  • Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from the artist, Melbourne, December 1975.