Roy CHURCHERAUSTRALIAN PRINT WORKSHOP, Still life I Enlarge 1 /1

Roy CHURCHER

London, England 1933 – 2014

  • Australia from 1957

AUSTRALIAN PRINT WORKSHOP

commenced 1989

print workshop (organisation)

Still life I 1984 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in colour inks, from five zinc plates. Support: off-white wove Arches paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark lower left, 'ARCHES / FRANCE' and infinity symbol.
Edition State: published state
Impression: workshop proof
Edition: edition of 15, plus 2 workshop proofs

Edition Notes: Artists comment: 'Still life 1' was drawn on a zinc plate, using white gouache, Charbonel tusche, bitumen and rubbing crayon. It was printed in five colours, on BFK Rives 300 gsm paper at the Victorian Print Workshop. [ Art and Australia, vol.22, no.1, 1984, pp.178-179].
Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Churcher 84.'.Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'Still Life I'.Inscribed with edition details lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'V.P.W. Proof'.
Secondary Insc: Print workshop blindstamp lower right, 'VPW' [within rectangle]
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'APW 1155'
Dimensions: printed image 55.2 h x 75.2 w cm sheet 56.0 h x 76.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Australian Print Workshop Archive 2, purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.431.1155
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Australian Print Workshop (formerly the Victorian Print Workshop), Melbourne, 2006, where the work was produced.