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Title

The chief engineer

1965

Artist

Jan Senbergs

Australia, Latvia

29 Oct 1939 –

  • Details

    Date
    1965
    Media category
    Print
    Materials used
    colour screenprint on cartridge paper
    Edition
    unnumbered from edition of 4
    Dimensions
    63.2 x 50.1 cm image; 64.0 x 51.2 cm sheet
    Signature & date

    Signed and dated l.r. in image, pencil "J. Senbergs '64".

    Credit
    Gift of the artist 2008
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    283.2008
    Copyright
    © Jan Senbergs/Copyright Agency

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    Artist information
    Jan Senbergs

    Works in the collection

    61

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  • About

    "I forget which came first the painting or the print – they were done at the same time and place. I was still using paper stencils, but starting to introduce oil pastel lines – a slight touch of drawing to put on top of the paper stencils, introducing some sort of line with form, a rough line … They were bigger prints. I was beginning to become more confident. At the time I was painting on sheets of Masonite, six by fours – I was trying to introduce some textural thing in the paintings; and in the same way I was trying to introduce a textural feel in the prints …"

    Jan Senbergs
    [Hendrik Kolenberg, Jan Senbergs complete screenprints 1960-88, pg 28]

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 3 publications

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