(England, Australia 03 Jun 1950 – )
Figure on beach II
- Not on display
- Further information
Monumental figures are the predominant feature in Graham Fransella’s recent work - 'Figure on beach II' is one of a number of very large, multi-sheet prints with the human figure as their central focus. Fransella applied sugar-lift aquatint with a brush, resulting in broad, painterly strokes forming the image, the final composition enriched by accidental marks made on the etching plates, which were retained deliberately for their pleasing visual effect.
Australian Art Department, AGNSW, 2000
- sugarlift aquatint, foul biting on eight copper plates, burnt sienna and black ink on four sheets ivory wove Arches paper
- 159.7 x 176.8 cm sheet [overall]
- Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. corner bot.r. sheet [part d], brown pencil "Fransella 94".
- Purchased with funds provided by the Arthur Boyd Acquisition Fund 1995
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