John BRACK, Head of a woman. Enlarge 1 /1


East Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia 1920 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1999

Head of a woman. 1954 Place made: Swinburne Technical College, John Street, Hawthorn, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, drypoint and foul biting, printed with plate-tone, from one copper plate Support: cream wove paper
Edition State: 2nd state of 2; published state
Impression: 3/6
Edition: edition of 6

Edition Notes: In the second state the background is extensively worked with drypoint to acheive the tonal effect of the plate-tone printed in the first state edition.
Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'John Brack 54'. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '3/6'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 12.5 h x 9.8 w cm sheet 19.6 h x 16.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1971
Accession No: NGA 71.121
Image rights: © Helen Brack
  • Purchased by the Commonwealth Art Advisory Board (C.A.A.B.], from Crossley Gallery, Melbourne, 12 August 1971.