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

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

Personage and umbrella. [Personage window and umbrella] 1970 Place made: Winfield Building Studio, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in black ink, from two shaped plates; stencil, printed in yellow ink, from two stencils. Support: thin smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: artist's proof
Edition: edition unknown

Edition Notes: Published edition possible of 25 (AASD).
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, ''Personage and umbrella Artist Proof''.
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 / PERSONAGE & UMBRELLA / ETCHING / $75'.
Dimensions: plate-mark (overall) 68.0 h x 73.6 w cm plate-mark (a) 18.1 h x 66.0 w cm plate-mark (b) 48.0 h x 73.4 w cm sheet 71.2 h x 91.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.474
  • Purchased by the Acquisition Committee (Australian National Gallery), from Crossley Gallery, Melbourne, 8 June 1973.