Margaret CILENTO

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1923 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 2006

  • United States of America 1947-49
  • France 1949-50
  • England 1954-65


Paris commenced 1927

print workshop (organisation)

  • New York

Aboriginal. [Boxer.] 1948 Place made: Atelier 17, 41E 8th St, New York, New York, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper engraving and hard ground etching, printed in black ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: 2/8
Edition: edition of 8

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Margaret Cilento/1948'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Aboriginal'. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '2/8'
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso centre in black pencil, '3 gns'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 13.9 h x 17.2 w cm sheet 25.4 h x 33.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1984
Accession No: NGA 84.1354
Subject: Aboriginal Australians: Portrait, male
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Garry Anderson Gallery, Sydney, September 1984;
  • From the exhibition, 'Margaret Cilento: Prints and drawings 1946-53', Sydney: Garry Anderson Gallery, April - 13 May 1984, cat, no., 8.