R.B. KITAJKELPRA STUDIO LIMITED, Republic of the Southern Cross Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1932 – 2007

  • Great Britain 1958-1998


London, England commenced 1946

printer (organisation)

Republic of the Southern Cross [Republic of the Southern Cross: from "Mahler becomes politics, Beisbol".] 1964 Description: from set of 15 prints, 1 title page, 1 frontispiece,based on the music of Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)

Collection Title: no.9 from "Mahler becomes Politics, Beisbol"
Materials & Technique: prints, stencil 9 colour screenprint, photo-screenprint. Support: varnish gloss paper
Impression: AP
Edition: Edition of 70 unless otherwise indicated; within the set there are 5 -7 APs, some PPs and HCs; 1-30 published with the book of poems by Jonathan Williams signed, numbered on lithographed title page by the author; deluxe portfolio set of PPs dedicated 'to Chris', signed by the artist and the author.
Place Published: Malborough Fine Art Ltd, London

Edition Notes: printed Kelpra Studio, London
Primary Insc: pencil beneath matrix centre "Kitaj AP"
Secondary Insc: pencil u.r.c, verso "18[1]"
Dimensions: comp 73.4 h x 36.6 w cm sheet 77.8 h x 56.8 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Kinsman(1994),23
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.2062.16
Image rights: © R.B. Kitaj (courtesy Marlborough Fine Art)