Bernard SLAWIK

Gliniany, Poland 1904 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1991

  • Australia

The King and the beast 1981 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, aquatint, soft-ground etching and burnishing, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: wove paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: artist's proof 2/6
Edition: edition unknown; additional 6 artist's proofs

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Bernard Slawik/ 1981'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'The King and the beast'. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'A/proof.2/6'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 18.4 h x 22.4 w cm sheet 60.0 h x 39.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1986
Accession No: NGA 86.526
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from the artist, Melbourne, February 1986.