Item - Rameau's platee - in praise of folly

ID UNSW PR 1994/0651-10 (052200)
Artist Jan SENBERGS (1939 - )
Title Rameau's platee - in praise of folly
Alternate Titles
Category Print
Medium lithograph
Materials coloured inks, paper support
Edition Number 23/75
Measurements (cms)  
  Height 56.00
  Width 76.00
  Depth 0.00
  Other Frame: 69 x 89 x 4 cms
  Location lower right beneath image
  Signed in pencil: Senbergs '93
  When 1993
  Where Australia
Style narrative
Subject Music
Credit Line Purchased 1994
Description/Remarks    Image depicts a scene from the French comedic opera, "Platee", by Jean-Phillipe Rameau (1683-1764). The large central figure of the frog bride, Platee thinks she is on her way to marry Jupiter, while behind her, a braying donkey laughs at her folly. Part of the Virtuosi print portfolio for Youth Music Australia. From the cover sheet: "Lithograph printed by Kim Westcott and Martin King at the Australian Print Workshop in an edition of 75, in four colours on Aquarelle Arches 300gsm, 56 x 76cm" .
Exhibition History Virtuosi - a limited edition print portfolio featuring the work of 12 eminent Australian artists, Sherman Galleries- Hargrave, (30/03/1994 - 16/04/1994)

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