Noel COUNIHANVICTORIAN PRINT WORKSHOP, Woman with arms above her head Enlarge 1 /1


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

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


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia commenced 1981 – 1988

print workshop (organisation)

Woman with arms above her head [Woman, arms above her head] 1968 - 1983 Place made: Victorian Print Workshop, Meat Market Craft Centre, 42 Courtney Street, North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: thick off-white wove Lana paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark lower left, 'LANA 15 [two-barred cross] 90'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: workshop proof 2
Edition: edition unknown; 2 workshop proofs

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Counihan 68/83'. Titled lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Woman with arms above her head'. Inscribed with edition details lower centre below plate-mark 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 1277'
Dimensions: plate-mark 17.4 h x 25.0 w cm sheet 59.0 h x 50.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Australian Print Workshop Archive 2, purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.431.1277
Subject: Collection: The Australian Print Workshop [formerly Victorian Print Workshop] archive of Australian prints 1981 - 2002, acquired 2002.
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Australian Print Workshop (formerly the Victorian Print Workshop), Melbourne, 2002, where the work was produced.