Louis KAHAN, Self II Enlarge 1 /1


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

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

Self II 1946 Place made: Academy de la Grande Chaumiere, Paris, Île-de-France, Ville de Paris department, France
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lavis, printed in black ink, from one copper plate Support: dark cream wove
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: centre right edge, illegible symbol and script
Edition State: published state
Impression: artist's proof
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Kahan/ 46'. Titled lower centre at base of sheet, 'SELF II'. Inscibed lower left in black pencil, 'Epreuvre d'artiste'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper centre edge in black pencil, '13 (illeg)/ 742 x 4 3/4 n(illeg)'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 12.0 h x 8.0 w cm sheet 18.5 h x 11.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 1996
Accession No: NGA 96.805
Image rights: © Louis Kahan. Licensed by Viscopy
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from L'Ancienne Douane, Strausburg, 1996.