Dorrit BLACK, The eruption. Enlarge 1 /1

Dorrit BLACK

Burnside, South Australia, Australia 1891 – Adelaide, South Australia, Australia 1951

  • Europe 1927-29
  • Europe, United States 1934-35

The eruption. 1929 - 1930 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in colour inks, from four blocks (black, blue, green, red) Support: thin cream oriental laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 11/50
Edition: edition of 50

Primary Insc: signed lower right on image in black pencil, 'DB'. not dated. Titled upper right above printed image in black pencil, 'The Eruption'. inscribed upper right above printed image in black pencil, '11/50'.
Dimensions: printed image 25.4 h x 18.7 w cm sheet 28.8 h x 20.4 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | 1929.0010 | impression | National Gallery of Australia | 11/50
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.722.1
Subject: Australia, Art style: Grosvenor school linocuts
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Thirty Victoria Street [gallery], Sydney, 12 October 1976, part of a group of 65 prints by various artists.