George BALDESSIN, Personage and window II. Enlarge 1 /1

George BALDESSIN

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

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

Personage and window II. [Personage, window and factory smoke.] 1972 Place made: Winfield Building Studio, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in black ink, from four shaped plates. Support: medium-weight smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: 1st state
Impression: artist's proof
Edition: edition of ?

Edition Notes: 1st state: printed in black ink, from four shaped plates (IRN: 34299). 2nd state: printed in black ink, from four shaped plates; over stencil, printed in colour, from five stencils (IRN: 34300). 3rd state: printed in black ink, from two plates; on aluminum foil with stencil, printed in colour, from one stencil (IRN: 49156).
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, 'Personage & Window II'. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'A/P 1st State'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark (a) 18.0 h x 5.0 w cm plate-mark (b) 18.2 h x 22.0 w cm plate-mark (c) 21.2 h x 22.0 w cm plate-mark (d) 50.2 h x 61.5 w cm plate-mark (overall) 71.0 h x 64.4 w cm sheet 91.0 h x 70.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of George Baldessin, 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.517
Provenance:
  • Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from the artist, Melbourne, December 1975.