Ellen JOSEAUSTRALIAN PRINT WORKSHOP, R.I.P. terra nullius Enlarge 1 /1

Ellen JOSE

Meriam Mer people

Cairns, Queensland, Australia born 1951

  • Europe, Egypt, India, Pacific Islands undated


commenced 1989

print workshop (organisation)

R.I.P. terra nullius December 1995 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in black ink, from one block Support: thick cream wove Velin Arche paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: workshop proof
Edition: edition of 24; plus 2 artist's proofs, 1 right to print proof, 2 workshop proofs

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Ellen José / 1995'. Titled lower centre right below printed image in black pencil, ''RIP.' Terra Nullius'. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'A.P.W'.
Secondary Insc: Print workshop blindstamp lower right corner 'APW' [within rectangle]
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'APW 1425'
Dimensions: printed image 8.0 h x 6.5 w cm sheet 28.5 h x 18.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Australian Print Workshop Archive 2, purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.431.1425
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Australian Print Workshop (formerly the Victorian Print Workshop), Melbourne, 2006, where the work was produced.