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Title

Bass

1911
printed 1950


Artist

Georges Braque

France

13 May 1882 - 31 Aug 1963


Details


Dates

1911
printed 1950


Media category

Print


Materials used

drypoint and etching


Edition

49/50 [edition of 50 + 6 Hors commerce]


Dimensions

45.7 x 32.8 cm platemark; 63.5 x 50.1 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed l.r. sheet, pencil "G Braque". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1979


Location

Not on display


Accession number

196.1979


Artist information

Georges Braque

Works in the collection

4


Shown in 5 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 5 publications

Bibliography


Nicholas Draffin (Curator), The bitten image: European etchings from the collection, 'Twentieth Century', p15-16, Sydney, 1980, 15. no catalogue numbers

Nicolas Draffin, Three years on: a selection of acquisitions 1978-1981, 'Prints and Drawings - Australia, European and American', pg. 47-66, Sydney, 1981, 50 (illus.). cat.no. 1

Renée Free, Modernism 1900-1950: prints and drawings from the collection, Sydney, 1994. no catalogue numbers

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales collection series 4, 'Georges Braque 1882-1963. Houses and trees. 1909', pg. 5-8, Sydney, Winter 1983, 8 (illus.).

Terence Maloon, Paths to abstraction 1867-1917, Sydney, 2010, 227 (illus.).