Andrew SIBLEYNeil LEVESONAUSTRALIAN PRINT WORKSHOP, The gondoliers. Enlarge 1 /1


Kent, England born 1933

  • Australia from 1948
  • PNG 1955
  • Europe 1972
  • India 1978


Australia 1948 – 1992

printer, lithographic


commenced 1989

print workshop (organisation)

The gondoliers. 1989 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper off-set lithograph, printed in colour inks, from six stones Support: off-white wove Arches paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark upper right, 'Arches / FRANCE'; blindstamp lower left corner, 'VERITABLE PAPIER D'ARCHES'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: workshop proof 2/2
Edition: edition of 100; plus 1 right-to-print proof, 10 artist's proofs, 4 printer's proofs, 2 workshop proofs, 8 presentation proofs

Edition Notes: Edition documentation records that there was a series of states in different colours.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Sibley '89'. titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'The Gondoliers'. inscribed with edition details lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'V.P.W. 2/2'.
Secondary Insc: Print workshop blindstamp lower right, 'VPW' [within rectangle]
Tertiary Insc: inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'APW 1156'
Dimensions: printed image 71.0 h x 53.2 w cm sheet 76.4 h x 57.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Australian Print Workshop Archive 2, purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.431.1156
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Australian Print Workshop (formerly the Victorian Print Workshop), Melbourne, 2006, where the work was produced.