Martin KINGVICTORIAN PRINT WORKSHOP, Obligations of a fish III Enlarge 1 /1

Martin KING

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1957

VICTORIAN PRINT WORKSHOP

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia commenced 1981 – 1988

print workshop (organisation)

Obligations of a fish III 1986 Place made: Victorian Print Workshop, 188 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in colour inks, from multiple plates Support: thick off-white wove Arches paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark lower right edge, 'ARCHES / FRANCE [infinity symbol]'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 14/15
Edition: edition of 15; plus 1 trial proof, 1 artist's proof, 1 workshop proof

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'King '86'. Titled lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Obligations of a Fish III'. Inscribed with edition details lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, '14/15.'.
Secondary Insc: no blindstamp Inscribed with edition details lower left edge, below image, in black pencil, 'APW 2'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'APW 1417'
Dimensions: plate-mark 50.2 h x 38.7 w cm sheet 76.0 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 2002.431.1417
Subject: Collection: The Australian Print Workshop [formerly Victorian Print Workshop] archive of Australian prints 1981 - 2002, acquired 2002.
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Australian Print Workshop (formerly the Victorian Print Workshop), Melbourne, 2002, where the work was produced.