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

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

La liseuse 1946 Place made: Academy de la Grande Chaumiere, Paris, Île-de-France, Ville de Paris department, France
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: thick cream wove paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: artist's proof
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: Signed in plate lower left 'Louis Kahan'. Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Louis Kahan 46'. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Epreuve d'Artiste'. Inscribed lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'La liseuse'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right in black pencil, '20 x 18'.
Dimensions: image 17.0 h x 24.4 w cm plate-mark 17.4 h x 25.0 w cm sheet 32.0 h x 44.9 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 1996
Accession No: NGA 96.807
Image rights: © Louis Kahan. Licensed by Viscopy
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from L'Ancienne Douane, Strausburg, 1996.