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  • # 43861

    [Anon.]

    A chromolithographic birthday card. Australia, 1880s.

    Embossed chromolithographic card, 125 x 55 mm, printed recto only; the text reads: ‘With best wishes for a happy birthday’; unused, in very good condition. Found in a distressed family photograph album presented by Alfred William Goddard (Ballarat 1857-1910 Prahran) to his second wife Sarah Jane (Fountain) (Ballarat 1858-1925 Richmond), in 1887.

  • # 43162

    SYME, Eveline Winifred (1888-1961)

    The Duomo Steps, Siena, 1931

    Linocut, printed in colour from four blocks on buff oriental laid tissue, 29.5 x 22.5 cm (sheet), 23.2 x 18.2 cm (printed image), signed and dated in pencil lower right, numbered 6/25 and titled in pencil lower left, framed. A charming modernist linocut by Eveline Syme of a group of people on the cathedral steps …

  • # 10384

    NORTHFIELD, James (1887-1973)c(artist)

    Australia : Great Barrier Reef, Queensland

    Particulars at government, shipping &​ travel offices. Melbourne : Australian National Publicity Association, [1930s]. Offset lithograph, 1030 x 630 mm, a few tears expertly conserved, professionally cleaned and laid on linen. A stunning travel poster of North Queensland by the acclaimed artist James Northfield. Another example is held in the National Library of Australia and …

  • # 42819

    ROBERTSON, Constance (editor)

    Ink. No. 1, 1932 (With two original woodcuts by Margaret Preston)

    Sydney : The Society of Women Writers of N.S.W. for the Friendly Fund, 1932. Quarto, later buckram, the original illustrated wrapper pasted on the upper board; pp. xii, 96; xiii – xxiv; illustrated in black and white, occasional scattered foxing, a very good copy. An extraordinary gathering of women writers and artists who are listed …

  • # 137

    LASINIO, Carlo (1759 – 1838)

    La caduta degli Angeli ribelli. La Chûte des Anges ribelles

    [Affreschi celebri del XIV e XV secolo] Engraving 390 x 445mm Published in Florence, 1821 The central image in Laninio‘s engraving is St Michael the Archangel and the army of angels battling the rebel demons during Satan’s uprising as described in the book of Revelations. The Holy Father watches over this scene from Heaven while …

  • # 41492

    PRESTON, Margaret (1875 - 1963)

    Mosman Bridge N.S.W.

    Created circa 1927. Woodblock print on thin cream laid paper, hand coloured, 252 x 188 mm, signed in monogram in the image lower right, signed in pencil lower right. Framed. ‘Mosman Bridge, built up of a mosaic of clear, bright colour with a daring use of ngative space, creates intriguing ambiguities of perspective. The delicate calligraphy …

  • # 38842

    PRESTON, Margaret (1875 - 1963)

    Sturt’s Desert Pea, 1925

    Woodcut, printed in black ink from one block, coloured by hand, measuring 184 x 248 mm (image), signed in the image lower left M. P., signed in pencil lower right Margaret Preston, titled lower left 15 Proof Sturt’s Desert Pea etc., framed in black timber. Printed in an edition of 50 copies. This striking modernist woodcut features …

  • # 37846

    TUCKER, Albert (1914 - 1999)

    Antipodean head

    Lithograph printed in colour, 245 x 245 mm, numbered lower left 20/100, signed and dated Tucker 81 lower right, framed with a floating mount in chocolate brown frame measuring 540 x 520 mm. A fine graphic by Tucker showing one of his most recognisable motifs, where the figure is integrated with the Australian landscape.

  • # 43636

    WATSON, Tommy (c. 1935 - 2017)

    An original etching by Tommy Watson

    Etching printed in colour, with hand painted detail, measures 250 x 180 mm (plate), limited to 50 numbered copies signed with his monogram ‘X’. Framed in white timber measuring 550 x 460 mm. Created by the artist for the deluxe edition of his 2010 monograph published by Macmillan Yannima Pikarli Tommy Watson Ngayuku Ngura – …

  • # 18052

    WARHOL, Andy (1928-1987); FRANKFURT, Suzie; WARHOLA, Júlia

    Wild Raspberries. (Presentation copy inscribed by the artist)

    New York : the artist, 1959. Folio (445 mm tall), original fuchsia papered boards (faded and paper lost at spine, as usual), title sheet, pp [42], comprised of 18 single illustrated leaves (one enhanced with original watercolour), one double-page illustration and one sheet with text, interleaved with eight sheets of fuchsia tissue paper, as issued; …

  • # 42731

    MINSHULL & MEESON

    Chester. A series of 12 etchings, illustrating chief points of interest in the city

    Cover title : Chester : a collection of etchings. Chester : Minshull & Neeson, c.d. [c. 1895]. Folio (380 x 275 mm), gilt-lettered blue cloth (corners rubbed, light wear, patch of discolouration to lower board), patterned endpapers, previous owner’s wet stamp to endpaper, title page, and over a presentation inscription on a preliminary which is …

  • # 42890

    [TJAPALJARRI], SIMS, Paddy (1917 - 2010)

    Paddy Sims 90th birthday celebration folio

    Darwin : Basil Hall Editions, 2007. Folio, folding buckram portfolio with design, containing four original etchings by Paddy Sims, each limited to 40 copies and signed with the artist’s pencil mark. Accompanied by four signed certificates of authentication from the Warlukurlangu Artists Aboriginal Association, noting the unique catalogue number for each etching and with a …

  • # 42700

    RACKHAM, Arthur

    The Wendy Calendar by Arthur Rackham

    London : Hodder & Stoughton [1911]. Thick card envelope (284 x 367 mm, some stains and edge wear), printed title and tipped-on colour plate by Rackham, containing The Wendy Calendar, consisting of six cards printed in colour, each card with a pasted on colour plate by Rackham and a small calendar for two months of …

  • # 42708

    MARTIN, Sue

    A book of beetles

    Artist’s book, card portfolio 23 x 18 cms, hand stamped linen bound boards, stringbound, 11 leaves of hand painted leaves with hand stamps of beetles, glassine sheets of text. Signed by the artist on the inner boards. A charming and shimmering artist’s book by the contemporary printmaker. Exhibited : Firestation Print Studio Artists Book Prize …

  • # 42707

    NEAL, Karen (1956 - )

    Magpie Book

    Artist’s book, card portfolio 280 x 200 x 15 mm, with a linocut on the cover, signed by the artist, titled and numbered 1 / 5, containing a 10 panel concertina panorama, each panel with a linocut illustration of a magpie. A simple and striking artist’s book by the Melbourne based contemporary printmaker. Exhibited : …

  • # 42525

    FEINT, Adrian (1894 - 1971)

    Bookplate for E. York Seymour (1942)

    Wood-engraving, printed in black ink, from one block, 8.9 x 7.0 cm (printed image), tipped on to a backing sheet.