Birmingham, England 1952 – 2009

  • Australia from 1955


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia commenced 1981 – 1988

print workshop (organisation)

Homage to handspan 1985 Place made: Victorian Print Workshop, 188 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: thick off-white wove Arches paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark lower left edge, 'Arches / FRANCE'; watermark upper right edge, 'Arches / FRANCE'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: workshop proof 2
Edition: edition of 10; plus 2 artist's proofs, 2 workshop proofs

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'A. Edwards 85'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Homage to Handspan'. Inscribed with edition details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'V.W.P II'.
Secondary Insc: no blindstamp
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'APW 1418'
Dimensions: plate-mark 50.2 h x 49.7 w cm sheet 75.4 h x 57.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Australian Print Workshop Archive 2, purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.431.1418
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.