George BALDESSINJohn ROBINSONDRUCKMA PRESS, The bather I. 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


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1940 – Bendigo, Victoria, Australia 2009


  • Europe 1967-69, 1975-76


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia commenced 1977 – 1983

print workshop (organisation)

The bather I. [(Untitled lithograph - figure in a circle II)] 1973 Place made: Druckma Press, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Creation Notes: 1978, printed
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in brown ink, from one plate/stone Support: thin smoth cream wove Arches paper
Manufacturer's Mark: blindstamp: upper right, 'VERITABLE PAPIER D'ARCHES / SATINE / SATINE'; papermaker's watermark lower left, 'Arches FRANCE'; [printworkshop's?] watermark: lower right, '6'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: right-to-print proof
Edition: edition of 300, plus working proofs

Primary Insc: signed lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'GB [inscribed within circle]'. inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'bon á tirer'.not dated.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 57.0 h x 56.8 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 76.2 h x 57.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1984
Accession No: NGA 84.1305
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from John Robinson of Drukma Press, Melbourne, who printed this work, 1984.