CANNING, Criss (1947 - )
Etching, printed in four colours from three plates, 412 x 362 mm (image), 752 x 570 mm (sheet), signed lower right and editioned PE x/x lower left. Dated 2007. Fine condition, with the publisher’s blindstamp of Port Jackson Press lower right. Newly framed in black timber.
Criss Canning is one of the most respected and popular Australian still life artists.
‘Canning is widely acclaimed for her meticulous still-life subjects inspired by her immediate environment that includes flowers sourced from her gardens outside Ballarat. Canning has enjoyed an extensive career as an artist, establishing a unique and distinguished contemporary style in the genre of still-life within a sharp modernist framework, whilst integrating traditional and contemporary references and techniques.
Canning’s works are held in the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra; Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney; Art Gallery of Ballarat, Ballarat; Castlemaine Art Museum, Castlemaine; Cairns Art Gallery, Cairns; Artbank, Melbourne, and private collections in Australia, Canada, France, Hong Kong, Singapore, United Kingdom, and the United States of America.’ – Sothebys Australia website, https://www.sothebysaustralia.com.au/catalogue/AUEXI019