Dorrit BLACK, The pot plant. Enlarge 1 /1

Dorrit BLACK

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

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

The pot plant. 1933 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in colour inks, from six blocks (crimson, brown ochre, cobalt blue viridian, light brown-grey) Support: thin cream laid oriental paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 13/50
Edition: edition of 50; plus a few colour proofs

Primary Insc: signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Dorrit Black'. not dated. Titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'The Pot Plant'. inscribed lower centre below printed image in black pencil, '13/50'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 30.6 h x 19.0 w cm sheet 36.8 h x 25.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | 1933.0011 | impression | a | National Gallery of Australia | 13/50
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.1124
Subject: Still life Australia, Art style: Grosvenor school linocuts
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from G.B. Sandow,1978