Collection Online
etching and aquatint
15.8 × 14.2 cm (image) 16.7 × 15.4 cm irreg. (plate) 28.6 × 25.4 cm irreg. (sheet)
ed. 53/60
inscribed in pencil l.l.: 53/60
inscribed in pencil l.c.: 'Burning land'
inscribed in pencil l.r.: C. Croft
Accession Number
Australian Prints / Australian Prints & Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Kenneth Hood, 1995
© Christopher Croft/Licensed by VISCOPY, Sydney
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Depicts a surreal and sparse landscape; smoke billows into the atmosphere from a grate in the ground, past a tall pole around which a rope twists in suspended animation, while a group of strange, numbered forms float in the sky