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 circle)] 1973 Place made: Druckma Press, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Creation Notes: 1978 , printed
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in colour inks, from two plates/stones 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: upper left, '6'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: artist's proof
Edition: edition of 300, plus working proofs

Primary Insc: no inscrptions.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed lower left below image in black pencil, 'A/P'. Print workshop blindstamp lower right below image, 'dp [in monogram]'.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 57.0 h x 56.7 w cm sheet 76.3 h x 57.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1984
Accession No: NGA 84.1306
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from John Robinson of Drukma Press, Melbourne, who printed this work, 1984.