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Roger KEMP

Bendigo, Victoria, Australia 1908 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1987

  • Europe 1966
  • England 1970-72


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1952

printer, intaglio

Symbol 1972 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in black ink, from one zinc plate Support: white wove 300 gsn Arches BFK Rives paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark, 'BFK RIVES'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 3/45
Edition: projected edition of 45; 15 printed April 1982, 20 printed February 1986; 1-2 proofs printed on Japanese Torinoko paper

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Roger Kemp 82'. titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Symbol'. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '3/45'
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 17.4 h x 17.4 w cm sheet 38.0 h x 38.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Merle Kemp, the artist's widow 1996
Accession No: NGA 96.561
Image rights: © M. Kemp
  • With the artist until his death in 1987.
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Merle Kemp, the artist's widow, June 1996.