SAWER, Geoffrey, editor; COUNIHAN, Noel (1913-1986), artist
Melbourne : Melbourne University Labour Club, July 1932. Quarto, original wrappers with linocut illustration by Noel Counihan under the pseudonym ‘N. Cunningham’ (short surface scratch at lower right, else fine), printed in colour inks, from two blocks (black and red); 28 pp, photo illustration; an exceptionally fine copy. Smith, 3. A striking and extremely early …
WHITE, Samuel Albert (1870-1954)
A highly important record of early European contact with the Yankunytjatjara people. Eight gelatin silver print photographs, each 100 x 127 mm, unmounted; versos with the photographer's pencilled captions and sequence numbers; all of the prints are in fine condition. Although principally an ornithologist, by the early 1900s Adelaide-born Samuel White 'had earned a reputation …
IMPERIAL PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPANY [METCALFE, Daniel F.]
[Title from contemporary inscription verso]. Brisbane : Imperial Photographic Company, [c.1880]. Photographic panorama comprised of four contiguous albumen prints, each 250 x 280 mm, versos with wet stamp of ‘Imperial Photo. Coy. Brisbane’ and contemporary sequence numbers 1-4 in pencil, number 1 also inscribed with title ‘Brisbane from Bowen Terrace in 4 pieces’; the four …
[Melbourne : Pelaco Ltd., c.1950]. Advertising sign for shop counter display, 310 x 230 mm, colour offset printing on thick board, designed to be freestanding; the printed surface with a few light marks and pale foxing, pinholes in each corner; otherwise the sign is in very good condition. A scarce example of an image that might …
CROMBIE, John Nicol (1827-1878)
Auckland, N.Z. : John Nicol Crombie, 1868. Two albumen print photographs in carte de visite format, each 105 x 65 mm, both with the studio back mark of Auckland photographer John Nicol Crombie; some very mild spotting, but both albumen prints with excellent tonal range and clarity. These fine studio portraits of sisters Rosina Palmer …
BATCHELDER, Benjamin Pierce; [FOSTER, ?]
Circa 1867. Albumen print photograph of a satirical drawing captioned ‘Prince Alfred’s welcome by the natives’ and signed by the artist lower left ‘Foster’, carte de visite format, 106 x 64 mm (mount), verso with imprint of ‘Batchelder, Pall Mall, Sandhurst’; in fine condition. The visit of Queen Victoria’s second son, Prince Alfred, Duke of …
Also titled: The political drama, no. 33. London : George Drake, publisher, 12, Houghton-Street, Clare Market, 1834. One of a series 'Printed and Published by G. Drake, Clare-market.' Woodcut, printed recto of single sheet of wove paper, 345 x 255 mm, verso blank, the image strong and entire, faint foxinf to margin edges (not affecting …
McKENZIE, E.J. (Ernest Joseph), 1882-1970; ARNOLD, E.S.
Cover: Greetings ! Mountain Moss. Lithgow, N.S.W. : Lithgow District Historical Society, [c.1950]. Single sheet, 270 x 210 mm, designed as a greeting card and folding to 165 x 105 mm, illustrated with colour reproduction of an etching of a cross-section of Mountain Moss, captioned “A lateral, enlarged 7 times”; verso with roneo typescript providing a …
Albumen print photograph with hand colouring, carte de visite format, 76 x 57 mm (oval image), 103 x 64 mm (mount), verso with imprint of Turner’s Portrait Rooms, Moorabool St., Geelong, advertising the photographer’s Prize Medal at the 1866 Intercolonial Exhibition in Melbourne; the albumen print and mount are both in fine condition. A stunning portrait …
CARTWRIGHT, Michael (Melbourne, 1959 - )
1996. Bronze, 310 x 170 x 115 mm, artist's proof, edition of 9. Exhibited: Ian Rogers Fine Art, Melbourne, 1997. The recent works of Shona Nunan and Michael Cartwright. 'Sea Angel' is item number 8 in the exhibition catalogue, a copy of which accompanies the sculpture. Australian artist Michael Cartwright, together with his partner, sculptor Shona …
[KHUBILAI KHAN, Emperor Chih-yüan]
China, Yüan dynasty, reign of Khubilai Khan, circa 1287 C.E.. Stone, 210 x 135 x 22 mm, top edges bevelled (three sections skilfully rejoined); housed in a custom made cloth box lined with lambswool. An extraordinary item of early printing history that pre-dates by a century the earliest known instance of printing in the West, …
BASSET, Paul-André (active 1785-1815)
$6,000 USD Paris : Chez Basset … rue St. Jacques … 1815. Copper engraving on thick laid paper, 490 x 650 mm, a game board in the form of a spiral track comprising 63 numbered cartouches with vignette illustrations of inhabitants of all regions of the globe, including representations of the native peoples of New …
KLINGER, Johann Georg; MULLER, Johann Wolfgang
$15,000 USD Also titled: Description de differens peuples remarquables des cinq parties du monde. Nüremberg : J. G. Klinger, 1805-1807. Second edition. Original box of red paper over card, 114 x 100 x 105 mm, with gilt embossed decoration, the lid lettered in gilt Jeu de voyage des cinq parties du monde (corners bumped); the box in …
$5,000 USD London : William Darton, 1816. Engraved map of the world on two sheets laid on linen, each dissected into 12 panels and measuring 520 x 485 mm, original hand colouring, housed in the original marbled papered box with engraved title label depicting an Englishman demonstrating the use of a globe to a native …
GLAISTER, Thomas Skelton, 1825-1904
Three albumen print photographs in carte de visite format, 101 x 63 mm, versos with imprint of T.S. Glaister. Sydney; the albumen prints in very good condition, the mounts with a tiny amount of pale foxing. The professional photographer Thomas Glaister arrived in Melbourne in 1854 from New York, but by 1855 had opened a studio …
GEORGE PHILLIP & SON
London : George Philip & Son Ltd., circa 1905. Original card tube with printed paper label containing a cloth globe, stitched over a collapsible metal umbrella frame, with eight colour litho printed gores (a few splits and stains). When opened the globe is: 15.3 inches (39cm) in diameter, the length of the tube is 72 …
CONDER, Charles (1868 - 1909)
Four photolithographs from 'The story of Beauty & the beast : the complete fairy story' (London : The Bodley Head, 1908) illustrated by Charles Conder. Created in 1895 and printed by Lemercier in Paris, this a complete suite of the Conder illustrations for the book, which was printed in an edition of 300 copies. The …
JACKS, Robert (1943 - 2014)
Screenprint on paper, 655 x 495 mm (image), editioned lower left 20/40, signed lower right and dated 2001. A striking original graphic print by the noted abstract artist Robert Jacks, printed by master printer Larry Rawling, contrasting vivid red and yellow designs against a grey and blue background. Another example is held by the National …
JACKS, Robert (1943 - 2014)
Screenprint on paper, 660 x 495 mm (image), editioned lower left 6/10, signed lower right and dated 2001. A striking original graphic print by the noted abstract artist Robert Jacks, printed by master printer Larry Rawling, featuring one of Jacks' most distinctive emblems, the cello, with an energetic musical background. Another example is held in …
JACKS, Robert (1943 - 2014)
Screenprint on paper, 655 x 495 mm (image), editioned lower left 7/20, titled lower centre, signed lower right and dated 2001. A striking original graphic print by the noted abstract artist Robert Jacks, printed by master printer Larry Rawling, inspired by his artists expedition to Lake Eyre. Another example is held in the National Gallery …
JACKS, Robert (1943 - 2014)
Screenprint on paper, 655 x 495 mm (image), editioned lower left 6/40, titled lower centre, signed lower right and dated 2001. A striking original graphic print by the noted abstract artist Robert Jacks, printed by master printer Larry Rawling, with a minimal composition in black and white. Another example is held in the National Gallery …
ROSENQUIST, James (b. 1933)
1971. Four colour lithograph. 16 x 11.5 cm, edition of 70, signed and numbered. This small but striking print, from the ‘Cold Light’ suite of 1971, was created during a period of Rosenquist’s life in which he was suffering depression, following a serious car accident which placed the artist and his family in hospital for …
Renowned Italian print workshop of Giorgio Upiglio, master printer. Presented by the Westpac Gallery, Victorian Arts Centre, Print Council of Australia Inc., Italian Cultural Institute in conjunction with The Spoleto Festival of Melbourne. Sponsored by Mitchelton Vinters [sic]. Melbourne, 13th Sept. to 1st Oct. 1989. Printed poster, 795 x 600, edges a little creased, else …
GILBERT & GEORGE
(The most intelligent, fascinating, serious and beautiful art piece you have ever seen). Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria, . Printed poster, 650 x 460 mm. Exhibition poster for an early performance piece by Gilbert & George organised by Kaldor Art Projects. Rare. Provenance : the estate of the late Jennifer Phipps, former curator of …
: a retrospective survey of the Aboriginal acrylic paintings of Central Australia. RMIT Gallery [Melbourne], 16th April-3rd May 1985 : a loan exhibition from the Flinders University, South Australia. Screenprint process, printed in colour, from multiple stencils; sheet 760 x 550 mm. Rare.
[ALLEN, Micky, attrib.]
Melbourne : Guild Theatre, Melbourne University, n.d. [c. 1985]. Printed poster for a performance of Arthur Schnitzler’s La Ronde, 560 x 480 mm, a few tape marks verso. Acquired circa 2008 as part of a collection of posters designed by Micky Allen.
BODEY, Liz and KELLY, John
Melbourne : RMIT Collective Gallery, c. 1984. Screenprinted poster, 770 x 570 mm, light scattered foxing, signed in pencil by both the artists. John Kelly (born 1965) completed his Bachelor of Arts (Vicsual Arts Painting) from RMIT Gallery in 1985. This rare poster from his student days appears unrecorded, along with the exhibition itself.
CATTAPAN, Jon and ELLIS, Peter
Melbourne : Drummond St. Gallery, . Screenprint poster, 760 x 560 mm, signed by both artists and editioned as one of 6 copies. Rare.
Brisbane : Institute of Modern Art, . Printed poster, 430 x 280 mm, fine condition.
MAGRITTE, René (1898-1967)
Brussels : SABAM, [c. 1980]. Poster, 350 x 280 mm (sheet 390 x 430 mm), offset printed; unmounted; fine condition. A reproduction of Magritte's design for the cover of the original sheet music for Elle a mis son smoking [=She put on her smoking jacket], Editions musicales de l'Art belge, Brussels, 1926; a one-step (foxtrot) composed by …
Melbourne : Stuart Gerstman Galleries, 1982. Printed poster, 600 x 750 mm, edges creased. Inscribed by the artist to Jenny Zimmer and signed.
An exhibition of paintings, drawings and silkscreen prints. Melbourne : RMIT Gallery, 1984. Screenprint poster, 840 x 595 mm. Scarce.
Melbourne : RMIT Gallery, c. 1980. Screenprint poster, 585 x 515 mm.
Melbourne : RMIT Gallery, 1980. Screenprint poster, 755 x 560 mm.
Perth : Quentin Gallery, c. 1982. Screenprint poster, 695 x 485 mm, pinholes to corners, pale scattered foxing. Rare.
[KOSSATZ, Les 1943-2011]
Zwölf Künstler aus Melbourne. Im Iwalewa-Haus, Münzgasse 9. Printed poster, 740 x 590 mm; unmounted; fine condition. Poster for a group exhibition by 12 Melbourne printmakers, including Heather Shimmen and Les Kossatz, featuring a work by Les Kossatz, Primary Bird. The exhibition catalogue was written by Melbourne designer and publisher Jenny Zimmer. Appears unrecorded in …
Collected in the 1970s by Geoffrey Bardon. Melbourne : National Gallery of Victoria, 1988. Printed poster, 590 x 415 mm, essay and catalogue verso. An important poster and catalogue for this landmark exhibition of Australian Aboriginal art.
Melbourne : R.M.I.T. Gallery, 1981. Screenprint poster, 740 x 535 mm. Scarce poster.
Melbourne : R.M.I.T Gallery, 1980. Screenprint poster, 760 x 570 mm. Rare poster for an Islamic art exhibition at RM.I.T., featuring an image of the Black Stone of Mecca.
Melbourne : RMIT Gallery, . Screenprint poster, 770 x 570 mm.
Melbourne : Christine Abrahams Gallery, 1993. Linocut poster by Bruno Leti, 770 x 560 mm, signed and dated lower right. Inscribed by Leti in pencil 'Linocut, made and printed by the artist in various colours from an edition of 40'.
Canberra : Abraxas, . Screenprint poster, 760 x 560 mm. An exhibition of sculpture, drawings, screenprints and etchings.
Exhibition jointly arranged by Department of Classical Studies, University of Melbourne and School of Art and Design, Chisholm Institute of Technology. Melbourne : Chisholm Institute of Technology, 1988. Printed poster, 630 x 450 mm.
Melbourne : RMIT Gallery, 1979. Silkscreen poster, 570 x 760 mm.
[MURAKAMI, Takashi]. Queensland Art Gallery
Brisbane : Queensland Art Gallery, 1996. Printed poster, 670 x 595, slight creasing to edges, with a large image by Takashi Murakami.
Melbourne : RMIT Faculty of Art Gallery, 1978. Screenprint on paper, 600 x 750 mm (image), lightly creased, showing a Massim canoe splashboard from the Trobriand Islands (south-east of the island of New Guinea), accompanied by the original large format black texta mockup design for the poster. The artist is unknown but would have been …
RMIT Faculty of Art Gallery, Melbourne 1982. From the collection of the National Gallery of Victoria & the Australian Institute of Archaeology, 15 – 16 June. Screenprinted poster, 385 x 290 mm.
From the collections of the National Gallery of Victoria, the Australian Institute of Archaeology & the University of Melbourne.Melbourne : RMIT Faculty of Art Gallery, 1983. Screenprint poster, 770 x 570 mm.
LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969)
Watercolour on paper, 408 x 400 mm, signed lower left and inscribed 'to its creator…'., This watercolour was painted by Norman Lindsay for his close friend Hugh McCrae during one of their most intense periods of their artistic collaboration. The two first met in 1897 while working on The Bulletin and other periodicals, and Lindsay …
NEWMAN, John Hubert
Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format (107 x 64 mm, mount; 60 x 48 mm, oval image); inscribed beneath image in ink in a contemporary hand 'Rev. W. Curnow'; recto and verso with imprint of J.H. Newman, 53 South Head Road, Sydney; recto with light staining and rubbing. Wesleyan Methodist clergyman and journalist William Curnow …