An image of The chief engineer

Jan Senbergs

(Australia, Latvia 29 Oct 1939 – )

The chief engineer

Location
Not on display
Further information

"I forget which came first the painting or the print – they were done at the same time and place. I was still using paper stencils, but starting to introduce oil pastel lines – a slight touch of drawing to put on top of the paper stencils, introducing some sort of line with form, a rough line … They were bigger prints. I was beginning to become more confident. At the time I was painting on sheets of Masonite, six by fours – I was trying to introduce some textural thing in the paintings; and in the same way I was trying to introduce a textural feel in the prints …"

Jan Senbergs
[Hendrik Kolenberg, Jan Senbergs complete screenprints 1960-88, pg 28]

Year
1965
Media
Print
Medium
colour screenprint on cartridge paper
Dimensions
63.2 x 50.1 cm image; 64.0 x 51.2 cm sheet
Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r. in image, pencil "J. Senbergs '64".

Credit
Gift of the artist 2008
Accession number
283.2008
Copyright
© Jan Senbergs