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The artist and his tools
1947

Medium
woodcut
Measurements
25.3 × 19.1 cm (block) 28.9 × 22.9 cm irreg. (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Perth, Western Australia
Edition
ed. 1/9
Inscription
inscribed in pencil l.l.: 1/9 first state
inscribed in pencil l.r.: Louis Kahan 1947
Accession Number
1996.576
Departments
Australian Prints / Australian Prints & Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1996
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Self-portrait in which the artist's head is truncated and surrounded by abstracted items of the tailoring trade which float within the edges of the pictures' frame.