Fiji before Civilization … Dawn of Civilization … Advance of Civilization … Glorious Result of Civilization
[Crystal Palace, London : Machinery Department, c.1879]. Cotton handkerchief, 570 x 580 mm, lithograph printed in brown and red; old fold lines and some insignificant toning and spotting; a very well preserved example. These satirical cotton handkerchiefs lampooning the effects of the introduction of Western civilisation into a “primitive” society in the South Seas were printed in colour in the machinery …
CHERRY, J. W. (John William), 1824-1869; LAKE, J.W.; DEGOTARDI, Johann Nepomuk, 1823-1882.
Sydney : Woolcott and Clarke, [1853 or 1854]. Folio, disbound, original illustrated wrappers lithographed by John Degotardi (old paper reinforcement to original stitching and small closed tear at fore-edge), 6 pp of engraved music notation for voice and piano; page 2 has a publisher’s advertisement at the head of the music; internally very clean, a good example. …
GILL, S.T. (Samuel Thomas), 1818-1880
[Melbourne : James J. Blundell, between 1852 and 1855]. Illustrated letter paper, 182 x 115 mm, bifolium with lithographed letterhead reproducing one of the plates from S.T. Gill’s Sketches of the Victoria gold diggings and diggers as they are (Melbourne : Macartney & Galbraith, August 1852); lithographed image, including captions, 90 x 90 mm; the rear blank side has a …
MENARD, Romuald George (painter); FRÈRES, Thierry; SABATIER, Léon Jean Baptiste (lithographers)
Two plates, forming a continuous panorama, from: Voyage autour du monde sur la frégate la Vénus, pendant les années 1836-1839 … atlas pittoresque. [Paris : Gide, 1841]. Tinted lithographs, 170 x 420 mm; pale foxing to the margins of the first plate, else in fine condition. The voyage of the Vénus, under the command of Abel du Petit-Thouars, was …
[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 …
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 …
MAN RAY; MIRO; ALECHINSKY; ERNST; ARMAN et al
Paris : Éditions Georges Visat, 1971. Folio, folding blue cloth portfolio with silver embroidered lettering ‘MD’ in matching slipcase, housing a blind-lettered card folio, housing fourteen folded paper sections, the first being the title sheet and colophon, the other thirteen each lettered in blind with a short printed tribute to Duchamp and a large full …
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 …
[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 …
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.
PELLERIN & CIE.
[=The Counterfeit Savages]. Paris : Pellerin & Cie., [c.1902]. Series: Épinal no. 45. Lithographed print with hand colouring, folio sheet (400 x 295 mm); a graphic narrative with 16 illustrations; text in Dutch; unmounted; fine. This Épinal print, originally issued around 1850, tells the story of a sideshow attraction in which two young men con …
ARNOUX, Guy (1886-1951)
[Paris : the artist, c.1920]. Pochoir wood engraving on watermarked laid paper, 240 x 310 mm (sheet); signed by the artist in the image; no. 12 from a set of 12 pochoir engavings printed in small numbers by French artist and illustrator Guy Arnoux titled Chansons tirées des recueils anciens, par les soins d'un Amateur; avec …
Aquatint, 165 x 100 mm, original colour, of the Callistemon scabrum (now classified as the Callistemon rugulosos and commonly known as the Scarlet Bottlebrush), an Australian native plant. Published in The Botanical Cabinet, 1827.
CHARLES TROEDEL & CO.
Melbourne and Sydney : Charles Troedel & Co., [c. 1880]. Lithograph printed in colour and gold, 525 x 705 mm, laid on linen, framed. A magnificent example of colonial printing. The central vignette with the Oomoo label features two Aboriginal hunters in an Australian landscape stalking kangaroos and an emu, flanked by a wreath of …
TAIT, R.G.; CHINESE AUSTRALIAN HERALD
Supplement to the Chinese Australian Herald [Guang Yi Hua Bao], September 3rd, 1897. [Sydney : Chinese Australian Herald, 1897]. Separately issued broadsheet, sheet 440 x 285 mm, printed on both sides in black ink on white paper, original horizontal fold, recto with illustration signed 'R.G. Tait' at lower right, captioned across lower margin 'Sketches at …
NIET, H.; [REBER, Karl]
Brisbane : H. Niet, Box 201, G.P.O., [circa 1910]. Lithographic process postcard, 88 x 138 mm, with photographic illustrations of three Brisbane buildings of significance for the German migrant community: South Brisbane Lutheran Church, the German Club in Wooloongabba, and St. Andrew's Church, North Brisbane; beneath these are colour depictions of the German Imperial War …
PACIFIC CABLE BOARD
[Fanning Island?] : Pacific Cable Board, 1904. Chromolithographed greeting card, 130 x 180 mm, on original card mount inscribed recto 'Dear Marion, from E.H.W. Xmas '04'; verso also inscribed by the sender (E.H.W.) 'In left hand corner, Office, quarters, & Supt's house'; in fine condition. The cable ship Iris was built to maintain the 1902 Trans Pacific …
DELAUNAY, Sonia (1884 - 1979)
Lithograph, 370 x 160 mm, signed in pencil lower right. The play Le coeur à gaz by famed Romanian-born dadaist writer Tristan Tzara (1896 – 1963) was first performed in Paris, as part of the 1921 “Dada Salon” at the Galerie Montaigne. For it's second performance in 1923 at théâtre Michel, the costumes were designed …
Sydney & Melbourne : Sands & Kenny, [circa 1855]. Sheet of writing paper, 250 x 400 mm, folding into four pages, with steel engraved illustration, small contemporary inscription in ink M.L. Manning at lower right of engraving, unsightly stain to rear page which penetrates through to the third page and also affects second and front …
Sydney & Melbourne : Sands & Kenny, [circa 1855]. Sheet of writing paper, 250 x 400 mm, folding into four pages, with steel engraved illustration, small contemporary inscription in ink M.L. Manning at lower right of engraving, paper with mild toning, faint creasing at upper right front edge, mark at lower left corner of front, …
Sydney & Melbourne : Sands & Kenny, [circa 1855]. Sheet of writing paper, 250 x 400 mm, folding into four pages, with steel engraved illustration, small contemporary inscription in ink M.L. Manning at lower right of engraving, paper with mild toning, small nicks to lower corners, folded edge with 15 mm tear. This engraving was …
Sydney & Melbourne : Sands & Kenny, [circa 1855]. Sheet of writing paper, 250 x 400 mm, folding into four pages, with steel engraved illustration, small contemporary inscription in ink M.L. Manning at lower right of engraving, paper with mild toning. This engraving was made after F.C. Terry, who was commissioned to complete a series …
Sydney & Melbourne : Sands & Kenny, [circa 1855]. Sheet of writing paper, 250 x 400 mm, folding into four pages, with steel engraved illustration, small contemporary inscription in ink M.L. Manning at lower right of engraving, paper with mild toning and some faint creasing at lower right. This engraving was made after F.C. Terry, …