Mary MACQUEEN, Carnival clowns II. Enlarge 1 /1


Carlton, Victoria, Australia 1912 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1994

Carnival clowns II. c. 1959 Place made: RMIT, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, drrypoint and aquatint, printed in colour inks, from multiple plates; hand coloured additions Support: medium-weight smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: artist's proof
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: Signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Mary Macqueen'. Dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'c 59 [tick]'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, ''Carnival Clowns' II'. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'artists proof. a'. Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, '7 gns / 9gns framed'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 23.0 h x 30.2 w cm sheet 28.0 h x 38.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | 1959.0007 | impression | National Gallery of Australia | artist's proof
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist 1984
Accession No: NGA 84.2126
Image rights: Courtesy Paulette Calhoun, for the estate of Mary Macqueen
  • Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from the artist, Melbourne, December 1984.