George BALDESSIN, Personages and gothic II. Enlarge 1 /1


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

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

Personages and gothic II. 1969 Title Notes: inscribed by Baldessin as variation I, known in catalogues and on corresponding prints as variation II.
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 brown and pink inks, from three 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 69'. Inscribed lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Personages & Gothic I [sic]'. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Ed 25'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark (a) 50.6 h x 37.6 w cm plate-mark (b) 50.6 h x 37.6 w cm plate-mark (overall) 50.6 h x 75.6 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 57.6 h x 81.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1970
Accession No: NGA 70.9
  • Purchased by the Commonwealth Art Advisory Board (C.A.A.B.], from Crossley Gallery, Melbourne, January 1970.