Louis KAHAN, The artist and his tools. Enlarge 1 /1


Vienna, Austria 1905 – Kew, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 2002

  • France 1946-47
  • Australia from 1947
  • England, France 1954-58

The artist and his tools. [Self-portrait] 1947 Place made: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper woodcut, printed in black ink, from one block Support: cream wove lithographic paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: 2nd state of 2, published state
Impression: 42/80
Edition: 1st state edition of 9; 2nd state edition of 80

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'black pencil, 'Louis Kahan 47'. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '42/80'.
Dimensions: printed image 25.2 h x 19.2 w cm sheet 45.8 h x 34.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.726
Subject: Australia, Art style: Cold War 1947–1991
Image rights: © Louis Kahan. Licensed by Viscopy
  • Purchased from Holdsworth Galleries, Sydney, October 1976