Bea MADDOCK, Mysterious head Enlarge 1 /1

On display on Level 1

Bea MADDOCK

Hobart, Tasmania, Australia 1934 – Launceston, Tasmania, Australia 2016

  • England, Europe 1959-61, Canada 1978

Mysterious head May 1961 Place made: Etching Studio, Slade School, London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, aquatint and burnishing, printed in black ink, from one zinc plate Support: Barcham Green paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: 3/4
Edition: 4 work proofs.

Primary Insc: Signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Bea. M.'. Dated lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '61'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Mysterious Head'. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark, 'Work Proof'. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark, '3/4'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 48.4 h x 36.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.485.5
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from the artist, Hobart, 1976.