Ballarat, Victoria, Australia 1956 – 2011


Australia 1948 – 1992

printer, lithographic


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1955

printer's assistant


commenced 1989

print workshop (organisation)

Study for Rigoletto 1989 Place made: Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in black ink, from one stone Support: thick off-white wove Velin Arches 300gsm paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: workshop proof 2
Edition: edition of 20; plus 1 right-to-print proof, 5 artist's proofs, 2 printer's proofs, 2 workshop proofs, 1 presentation proof

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'David Larwill '89'.Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, ' 'Rigoletto' '.Inscribed with edition details lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'VPW Proof II'.
Secondary Insc: Print workshop blindstamp lower right, 'VPW' [within rectangle]
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'APW 9'
Dimensions: printed image 41.0 h x 33.0 w cm sheet 56.6 h x 38.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Australian Print Workshop Archive 2, purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.431.9
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Australian Print Workshop (formerly the Victorian Print Workshop), Melbourne, 2006, where the work was produced.