Earle BACKEN, Studies for a Portrait. Enlarge 1 /1

Earle BACKEN

Albury, New South Wales, Australia 1927 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 2005

  • England 1954-55
  • France 1956-59

Studies for a Portrait. 1971 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper photo-etching and aquatint, printed in colour Support: paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: 9/25
Edition: edition of 25

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, E.I. Backen '71'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Studies for a Portrait'. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '9/25'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 50.0 h x 38.0 w cm sheet 64.4 h x 49.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.1103
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Bonython Galleries, Sydney, 1978.