Lloyd REES

Yeronga, Queensland, Australia 1895 – Hobart, Tasmania, Australia 1988

  • England, Europe 1923-24
  • alternately England, Europe and Australia 1952-73


Wellington, New South Wales, Australia born 1940

printer, intaglio

  • Italy, England 1968-72
  • Europe, Japan 1978-79


print workshop


Sydney, New South Wales, Australia commenced 1975

publisher (organisation)

A tower in Europe 1922 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Creation Notes: 1976, printed, published
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in brown ink with plate-tone, from one copper plate Support: cream Velin Arches 250 gsm paper
Edition State: 2nd state of 2; plate bevelled; published state
Impression: 50/50
Edition: 1 state edition unknown; 2nd state edition of 50, plus 9/ artists proofs inscribed in pencil, 'AP', plus 2 special proofs

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Lloyd Rees / 1922-76'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'A TOWER IN EUROPE'. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '50/50'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 15.8 h x 7.8 w cm sheet 52.5 h x 37.9 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.1613
Image rights: © Alan and Jancis Rees
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Port Jackson Press, Sydney, January 1976.