Arthur BOYDJohn LOANEPaul LASPARGISAUSTRALIAN PRINT WORKSHOP, White figure over dark Enlarge 1 /1

Arthur BOYD

Murrumbeena, Victoria, Australia 1920 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1999

  • England, Australia, Italy from 1959


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1950

printer, intaglio


Greece born 1949

printer (intaglio)

  • Australia by 1971


commenced 1989

print workshop (organisation)

White figure over dark May 1985
Collection Title: The Australian Print Workshop archive of Australian prints and book arts.
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: thick white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: workshop proof 2
Edition: edition of 100; plus 1 right-to-print proof, 2 printer's proofs, 2 workshop proofs

Edition Notes: Produced in the Access Workshop.
Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Arthur Boyd'. not dated. not titled. inscribed with impression details lower left corner in black pencil, 'V.P.W. Proof II'.
Secondary Insc: Printer's blindstamp lower right corner, 'VPW [within rectangle]'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'APW 873'. Inscribed verso, pencil, '#6'
Dimensions: plate-mark 40.0 h x 30.0 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 64.8 h x 53.1 w cm
Acknowledgement: Australian Print Workshop Archive 2, purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.431.873
Subject: Collection: The Australian Print Workshop [formerly Victorian Print Workshop] archive of Australian prints 1981 - 2002, acquired 2002.
Image rights: Reproduced with permission of Bundanon Trust
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Australian Print Workshop (formerly the Victorian Print Workshop), Melbourne, 2002, where the work was produced.