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Title

Friday night at Kookaburra's


Artist

Peter Kingston

Australia

08 May 1943 -


About

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


Details


Date

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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

296.2004


Artist information

Peter Kingston

Works in the collection

19


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


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

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