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Title

Berrima pines

(1998)

Artist

Peter Hickey

Australia

20 Jul 1943 –

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  • Details

    Date
    (1998)
    Media category
    Print
    Materials used
    aquatint, etching, printed in brown/black ink on white wove Fabriano paper
    Edition
    A/P
    Dimensions
    15.5 x 15.2 cm platemark; 53.5 x 45.7 cm sheet
    Signature & date

    Signed l.r., pencil "Hickey". Not dated.

    Credit
    Gift of John Olsen 2002
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    188.2002
    Artist information
    Peter Hickey

    Works in the collection

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  • About

    Peter Vernon Hickey was born in Sydney on 29 July 1943 and is a painter, printmaker, teacher and master printer. He studied at the National School of Art, Royal Art Society of NSW, Heatherly School of Fine Art London, Morley College London, and at Atelier Gaston Petit, Tokyo. In 1974 he was elected to the British Printmakers Council. In 1992-3 he was Artist in Residence at the Kala Institute, San Francisco. He is best known for etchings and monotypes and has exhibited in group and solo exhibitions since 1974.

    These aquatints recall the atmospheric prints of Syd Long, in both subject and technique. Using landscape as an anchor for his images, Hickey has written of his etchings as, "...a portrayal of an emotion experienced while viewing the landscape rather than a figurative representation."

    Australian Art Department, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2002

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