Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1913 – Canterbury, Victoria, Australia 1986

  • Aotearoa New Zealand 1939-40
  • England, Europe 1949-52


commenced 1989

print workshop (organisation)

Sleep 1978 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Creation Notes: 1989, March - April, printed
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in black ink, from one block Support: thick off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: workshop proof 2
Edition: edition of 40; plus 4 artist's proofs, 2 printer's proofs, 2 workshop proofs, 2 presentation proofs

Edition Notes: The edition was printed March - April 1989.
Primary Insc: signed lower left edge below printed image in black pencil, 'Pat Counihan'. not dated. not titled. inscribed with edition details lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'VPW Proof 2'.
Secondary Insc: Print workshop blindstamp lower right, 'VPW' [within rectangle].
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'APW 1238'. Signed by printer lower left edge below image in black pencil, '/ N. J. Leveson
Dimensions: printed image 12.8 h x 35.5 w cm sheet 38.0 h x 56.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Australian Print Workshop Archive 2, purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.431.1238
Subject: Australia, Art style: Social Realism
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Australian Print Workshop (formerly the Victorian Print Workshop), Melbourne, 2006, where the work was produced.