Cologne, Germany 1927 – Australia 2006

  • Australia from 1955

not titled [women washing] [Wascherinnen] 1949 Place made: Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Köln district, Germany
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black and brown ink with plate-tone, from two plates Support: medium-weight smooth cream laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower left within plate-mark in black pencil, 'US49'. signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'U.S.49'. signed and dated verso lower centre in black pencil, 'Udo Sellbach / [illegible] 1949'. not titled. inscribed verso lower centre in red pencil, '2584'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Exhibition label [removed from backing board]: Printed in black ink and inscribed in fibre-tipped pen and blue ink. 'Nr 2584 / [Nicht ausfullen] / SELLBACH / Zuname / UDO DEUTSCH / Vorname Staatsangehorigkeit / BENSBERG KOLN OVERATHERSTR 77 / Wohnort Strafse Zone / FIGUREN RADIERUNG 15 x 11cm / Gegenstand und Material HIT TONPLATTE (51 x 36.4 cm) Mafse / WASCHERINNEN / Titel / DEUTSCHES KUNST-PREISAUSS CHREIBEN 1949 / Munchen 2. Arcisstrafs 10 / No/156'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 15.3 h x 12.1 w cm sheet 27.1 h x 19.1 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist 1996
Accession No: NGA 96.355
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Adelaide, 1996.