Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1937


commenced 1989

print workshop (organisation)

Child away 1956 - 2001 1956 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Creation Notes: 2001, April - May, printed
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: textured white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: workshop proof 2/2
Edition: edition of 25; plus 2 workshop proofs

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'ROBERT ROONEY 2001'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'CHILD AWAY 1956-2001'. 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 836'
Dimensions: plate-mark 18.2 h x 13.0 w cm sheet 38.0 h x 28.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Australian Print Workshop Archive 2, purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.431.836
Subject: Collection: The Australian Print Workshop [formerly Victorian Print Workshop] archive of Australian prints 1981 - 2002, acquired 2002.
Image rights: Courtesy of Tolarno Galleries
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Australian Print Workshop (formerly the Victorian Print Workshop), Melbourne, 2002, where the work was produced.