Margaret CILENTOATELIER 17, Icarus. Enlarge 1 /1

Margaret CILENTO

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

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

ATELIER 17

Paris commenced 1927

print workshop (organisation)

  • New York

Icarus. [Icare] 1949 Place made: Atelier 17, 41E 8th St, New York, New York, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper engraving and foul biting, printed in black ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: paper

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Margaret Cilento / 1949'. titled lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Icarus'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 10.0 h x 12.6 w cm sheet 16.5 h x 25.1 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1984
Accession No: NGA 84.1355
Subject: Australia, Art style: Surrealism
Provenance:
  • 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., 10.