"I was really at a stage where I was much more confident in the printing – the technical aspect didn’t worry me so much. I was on a bit of a roll. When I finished in Canberra I also became conscious of it coming to an end. In this print I tried to make it look like a stage set, with a curtain, a doorway or entrance – it's ambiguous. In a stage you have things hanging down or that come down onto the stage, there's some sort of main character, an arch prop, all very abstracted and non-specific – or simply three objects performing …"
[Hendrik Kolenberg, Jan Senbergs complete screenprints 1960-88, pg 63]
colour screenprint on BFK Rives paper
unnumbered from edition of 24 (or 25)
55.6 x 81.2 cm image; 69.4 x 103.4 cm sheet
Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Gift of the artist 2008
Not on display
© Jan Senbergs
Shown in 1 exhibition
Jan Senbergs: from screenprints to painting, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 27 Apr 2008–25 May 2008
Referenced in 4 publications
Hendrik Kolenberg, Jan Senbergs: Complete screenprints 1960-88, Sydney, 2008, 63 (colour illus.). cat.no. 50
Rudy Komon Art Gallery, Jan Senbergs: Paintings and silkscreen prints (1976), Sydney, 1976. NOTE: Impression unknown.
Tasmanian School of Art Gallery, Seven printmakers, Hobart, 1978. cat.no. 28; NOTE: Impression unknown.
The Crossley Gallery, Jan Senbergs silkscreen prints (1975), Melbourne, 1975. cat.no. 12; NOTE: Impression unknown.