George BALDESSIN, Factory smoke III. Enlarge 1 /1

George BALDESSIN

San Biagio di Callalta, Italy 1939 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1978

  • Australia from 1949
  • England, Italy 1962-63
  • Japan 1966
  • Brazil, France 1975-77

Factory smoke III. [Window and factory smoke III] 1970 Place made: Winfield Building Studio, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in black ink, from three plates; stencil, printed in colour inks, from two stencils Support: thin smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition of 25

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'George Baldessin 70' Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Factory Smoke III Edition 25'
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Printed verso upper left on rectangular white adhesive sticker in black ink 'CROSSLEY GALLERY / ORIGINAL GRAPHICS'. Inscribed verso upper left on rectangular white adhesive sticker in black ball-point pen, 'GEORGE BALDESSIN / FACTORY SMOKE III / ETCHING / $60'.
Dimensions: plate-mark (a) 50.3 h x 12.2 w cm plate-mark (b) 50.3 h x 12.4 w cm plate-mark (c) 50.3 h x 50.2 w cm plate-mark (overall) 50.3 h x 76.2 w cm sheet 71.2 h x 91.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.472
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Acquisition Committee (Australian National Gallery), from Crossley Gallery, Melbourne, 8 June 1973.