John BRACK, Head of a woman. Enlarge 1 /1


East Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia 1920 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1999

Head of a woman. [Smiling lady] 1954 Place made: Swinburne Technical College, John Street, Hawthorn, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and foul biting, printed in warm black ink with plate-tone, from one copper plate Support: thin cream laid paper
Edition State: 1st state of 2; published state
Impression: 7/50
Edition: edition of 50

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'John Brack 54'. Inscribed lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Head of a woman'. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '7/50'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 12.2 h x 9.8 w cm sheet 21.0 h x 16.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.727
Image rights: © Helen Brack
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from the artist, Melbourne, November 1977.