Item #CL203-60 Scarborough Bus [Perth, WA]. Vaclovas Ratas, 1910–1973 Lithuanian/Aust.
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Scarborough Bus [Perth, WA]

1952. Wood engraving, initialled in block lower left, editioned 8/25, annotated “Perth, WA”, dated, signed and titled in pencil in lower margin, 12.6 x 12.6cm. Slight foxing to margins.

Image held in the Art Gallery of WA, the Art Gallery of NSW and the National Gallery of Australia.

Vaclovas Ratas worked as an artist and a museum conservator in Lithuania before moving to Germany in 1945 where he established his own art school in Augsburg. He spent the last portion of his life from 1950 to 1973 in Australia, first working in Perth before moving to Sydney. He became a founding member of the Sydney Printmakers Society in 1961. Ref: Ramona Ratas (artist’s daughter).

Item #CL203-60

Price (AUD): $1,650.00  other currencies

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