George BALDESSIN, Banquet for no eating (with assorted fetishes). 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 (with assorted fetishes). 1971 Place made: Winfield Building Studio, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in black ink, from five plates; stencil, printed in colour inks, from multiple stencils. Support: thin smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published proof
Impression: artist's proof
Edition: edition of 25; plus artist's proof

Edition Notes: Later states titled 'Banquet for no eating No.2'
Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'George Baldessin 71' Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'AP. 'Banquet for No Eating (with assorted fetishes)'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 12.8 h x 3.6 w cm plate-mark (a) 11.3 h x 4.4 w cm plate-mark (b) 13.1 h x 5.2 w cm plate-mark (c) 11.0 h x 13.4 w cm plate-mark (d) 49.0 h x 73.0 w cm plate-mark (overall) 67.0 h x 84.0 w cm sheet 69.6 h x 99.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of George Baldessin, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.515
  • Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from the artist, Melbourne, December 1975.