Graphics

  • # 28306

    BRACK, John

    An original lithograph of a reclining nude

    Lithograph, 455 x 300 mm (plate line), fine condition, in black timber frame, measuring 700 x 550 mm. Printed in an edition of 200 copies. Unsigned and unnumbered as issued. An original lithograph intended for the publication John Brack nudes. Fifteen original lithographs. (Melbourne: Lyre Bird Press, 1982), this example from unbound sheets sourced from the …

  • # 28305

    BRACK, John

    An original lithograph of a seated nude with cushions and rug

    Lithograph, 420 x 300 mm (plate line), fine condition, in black timber frame, measuring 695 x 560 mm. Printed in an edition of 200 copies. Unsigned and unnumbered as issued. An original lithograph intended for the publication John Brack nudes. Fifteen original lithographs. (Melbourne: Lyre Bird Press, 1982), this example from unbound sheets sourced from the …

  • # 28304

    BRACK, John

    An original lithograph of a reclining nude

    Lithograph, 455 x 300 mm (plate line), fine condition, in black timber frame, measuring 700 x 550 mm. Printed in an edition of 200 copies. Unsigned and unnumbered as issued. An original lithograph intended for the publication John Brack nudes. Fifteen original lithographs. (Melbourne: Lyre Bird Press, 1982), this example from unbound sheets sourced from the …

  • # 28303

    BRACK, John

    An original lithograph of a standing nude with Chinese screen

    Lithograph, 390 x 278 mm (plate line), fine condition, in black timber frame, measuring 660 x 530 mm. Printed in an edition of 200 copies. Unsigned and unnumbered as issued. An original lithograph intended for the publication John Brack nudes. Fifteen original lithographs. (Melbourne: Lyre Bird Press, 1982), this example from unbound sheets sourced from the …

  • # 28175

    CRÉPIN, Louis-Philippe (1772-1851) (after)

    Naufrage de MM. de Laborde sur les canots de La Peyrouse au port des François dans la Californie.

    Dédié à Monsieur Alexandre de Laborde leur frère. Paris : Ostervald, ca. 1807. Engraved by Prot and Dissard after a painting by Louis-Philippe Crépin. Copperplate engraving, 475 x 695 mm (image); 563 x 750 mm (sheet), small stain to lower margin, short repaired tear upper margin extending into the image, overall a very good example. …

  • # 19284

    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 …

  • # 27610

    Maker unknown.

    [PLATYPUS] Hand-painted magic lantern glass slide with depictions of exotic animals.

    [U.K. : s.n., circa 1860]. Panorama format (45 x 235 mm sight), set within the original timber mount (70 x 260 mm), with four hand-painted designs over an opaque black-painted background, each with a caption etched by hand: Ornithorhincus (sic); Flying Squirrel; Beaver; Otter; no maker’s label or imprint; the slide is in very good …

  • # 27175

    W. BUTCHER & SONS LTD.

    Our colonies : Australia.

    London : W. Butcher & Sons, [circa 1910]. Series: Our Colonies. Chapter III. Australia (from the Primus Junior Lecturers’ Series, no. 742). Complete set of 8 hand-coloured magic lantern glass slides (each 80 x 80 mm), housed in their original box with illustrated lid (fine), and including the rarely seen ‘Lantern Lecture Reading’ information sheet for this …

  • # 26889

    PRESTON, Margaret (1875 - 1963)

    Dahlia and Sunflower

    Created 1933. Woodblock print on tan, fibrous laid paper, hand coloured, 305 x 306 mm, signed in the image lower right, signed in pencil lower right, titled in pencil ‘Sunflower 6th copy‘. Framed. First advertised for sale from The Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, in the June 1933 issue of Art in Australia under the title ‘Sunflowers and …

  • # 27637

    DICKERSON, Robert (1924 - 2015)

    Aspects of dance (complete set of 28 signed linocuts in two folios)

    [Sydney : the artist and the Australian Ballet, 1996]. Two folios, 575 x 395 mm, each containing a letterpress sheet with text by Noel Pelly AM, Board Member of The Australian Ballet, and 14 signed linocuts by Robert Dickerson inspired by the movement of dance. Printed in an edition of 30 by Michelle Perry at …

  • # 27861

    ANDREW, Brook (1970 - )

    When nuclear subs collide 2018

    Photolithograph, 15cm × 20.5cm (image); 25cm × 28cm (paper). Edition 5 / 20, numbered lower left, signed lower right. Printed by Martin King at Australian Print Workshop, Melbourne.  

  • # 27593

    ARKLEY, Howard (1951 - 1999)

    Zappo head

    Created early 1990s. Silk screen on paper, coloured by hand with synthetic polymer paint by the artist, 265 x 195 mm (image), signed in pencil lower right, framed. A vibrant and strikingly coloured rendition of one of Arkley’s modern icons. Zappo head is a screenprint created in an unspecified edition from a template, the original …

  • # 27114

    [GILL, S. T.; CHEVALIER, Nicholas et al.]

    Victoria Illustrated. Second series, with descriptive letterpress

    Melbourne : Sands, Kenny & Co., and Sydney : Sands & Kenny, 1862. Oblong quarto, gilt-lettered cloth with elaborate gilt ornamentation and rules (neatly rebacked), all edges gilt, letterpress title page (tissue repairs to worn edges); engraved title page; 44 steel-engraved plates (including the title page), with accompanying descriptive letterpress text and interleaved guard sheets, …

  • # 27138

    CHEVALIER, Nicholas (after)

    Christmas Day in Australia

    Wood engraving, 215 x 315 mm (image), letterpress verso, light handling marks, a fine example. Extracted from The Illustrated London News, December 23, 1871. A jovial scene of a colonial Christmas by the river, probably the Yarra.

  • # 27106

    COUNIHAN, Noel (1913 - 1986)

    War or Peace. Twelve linocuts by Noel Counihan (signed edition)

    London: Collet’s Holdings Ltd., 1950. Later lettered paper portfolio (385mm tall), cut lettering from the original folio pasted on (foxed), 4pp. letterpress (long split along fold), twelve linocuts on separate sheets, very good examples. Limited to 300 copies signed by the artist, this is number 88. In this example, each linocut has been signed by …

  • # 26868

    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 the image lower right, signed in pencil lower right, titled ‘18th proof – Mosman Bridge N.S.W.‘ Framed. ‘Mosman Bridge, built up of a mosaic of clear, bright colour with a daring use of ngative space, creates intriguing …