Dorrit BLACK, The Javanese dancer. Enlarge 1 /1

Dorrit BLACK

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

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

The Javanese dancer. [The harem] 1948 or 1949 Place made: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in colour inks, from five blocks (light blue; light brown; yellow; cobalt blue; ultramarine) Support: thin cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: a few colour proofs are known

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed verso in black pencil, 'The Javanese dancer'.
Dimensions: printed image 25.0 h x 31.2 w cm sheet 27.6 h x 33.1 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | 1948.0008 | impression | National Gallery of Australia | undesignated impression
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.1221
Subject: Australia, Art style: Grosvenor school linocuts
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from the artist's family, Adelaide, 1976.