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An image of Friday night at Kookaburra's by Peter Kingston

Peter Kingston

(Australia 08 May 1943 – )

Title
Friday night at Kookaburra's
Year
2003
Media category
Print
Materials used
colour linocut printed in blue and black inks, hand-coloured in yellow and white gouache on cream laid tissue
Edition
Unnumbered
Dimensions

30.4 x 30.3 cm blockmark (irreg.); 47.1 x 31.8 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. beneath blockmark, pencil "Peter Kingston 03". Signed within block to print l.r. corner, black ink "PK".
Credit
Gift of the artist 2004
Accession number
296.2004
Copyright
© Peter Kingston
Location
Not on display
Further information

This linocut is directly inspired by Japanese woodblock prints, in which Peter Kingston has a keen interest, particularly since he saw the Hiroshige prints in the NGA's 2001 exhibition 'Monet and Japan'.

© Australian Art Department, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2004

Bibliography (2)

Jill Sykes, Look, 'Tale of two artists: a dance of fantasy and reality', pg. 18-20, Newtown, Oct 2006, 20 (colour illus.).

Gavin Wilson, Harbourlife, 'harbourlife', pg. 7-32, Sydney, 2007, 57, 26, 26 (colour illus.).

Exhibition history (1)

Harbourlife: Sydney Harbour from the 1940s to recent times: