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Vaclovas RATAS

Lithuania 1910 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1973

  • Australia from 1949

Žuvys [Fish] [[Pieces]] 1953 Place made: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, matrices, steel; wood engraved camphor-wood block Support: held within white metal screw frame
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark

Primary Insc: Signed and dated in block lower left to lower centre, '53 / V. RATAS [reversed]'. Titled verso centre and lower left in dark blue ink, 'Žuvys [Pieces or fishes]'.
Dimensions: printing block 17.3 h x 14.3 w x 2.0 d cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Ramona Ratas, the artist's daughter, 2011
Accession No: NGA 2011.1130
  • With the artist until his death in 1973.
  • By descent to Ramona Ratas, the artist's daughter.
  • Gift to the National gallery of Australia, from Ramona Ratas, Sydney, August 2011.