Louis KAHAN, Le sculpteur Enlarge 1 /1


Vienna, Austria 1905 – Kew, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 2002

  • France 1946-47
  • Australia from 1947
  • England, France 1954-58

Le sculpteur 1945 Place made: Academy de la Grande Chaumiere, Paris, Île-de-France, Ville de Paris department, France
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, lavis, printed in black ink, from one copper plate Support: cream wove paper
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Louis Kahan/ 45'. Inscribed lower edge, black pencil, 'first attempt. Used acid like watercolour wash. repeated in improved in 2 self portraits.'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 22.0 h x 16.4 w cm sheet 27.0 h x 21.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 1996
Accession No: NGA 96.810
Image rights: © Louis Kahan. Licensed by Viscopy
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from L'Ancienne Douane, Strausburg, 1996.