Hamilton, Victoria, Australia born 1955


Australia 1948 – 1992

printer, lithographic


commenced 1989

print workshop (organisation)

Cloak study August or September 1988 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in black ink, from one stone Support: thick cream wove Arches paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark lower right corner, 'Arches/FRANCE' and blindstamp lower right corner, 'VERITABLE PAPIER D'ARCHES/SATINE SATINE'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: workshop proof 2
Edition: edition of 6; plus 9 trial proofs, 1 artist's proof, 2 printer's proofs, 2 workshop proofs

Edition Notes: Test print for 'Embracing the north west'. [RJ correspondence 18/5/2009]
Primary Insc: signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Ruth Johnstone'. not dated. Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'Cloak Study'.inscribed with edition details lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'V.P.W. II'.
Secondary Insc: Print workshop blindstamp lower right, 'VPW' [within rectangle]
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'APW 1247'
Dimensions: printed image 41.2 h x 30.2 w cm sheet 57.5 h x 43.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Australian Print Workshop Archive 2, purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.431.1247
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Australian Print Workshop (formerly the Victorian Print Workshop), Melbourne, 2006, where the work was produced.