Merangka COSTAIN



commenced 1989

print workshop (organisation)

not titled [abstract cross formation with small repetitive marks] March 1998 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and open biting, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: medium-weight white wove Fabriano paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark centre right, 'FA FABRIANO'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: workshop proof 2/2
Edition: edition of 10; plus 2 workshop proofs

Primary Insc: Signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Merangka Costain'. Signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'X'. Not titled. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, APW 2/2'.
Secondary Insc: Print workshop blindstamp lower right corner 'APW' [within rectangle]
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'APW 771'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 17.8 h x 20.1 w cm sheet 25.0 h x 31.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Australian Print Workshop Archive 2, purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.431.771
Subject: Collection: The Australian Print Workshop [formerly Victorian Print Workshop] archive of Australian prints 1981 - 2002, acquired 2002.
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Australian Print Workshop (formerly the Victorian Print Workshop), Melbourne, 2002, where the work was produced.