Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia born 1942

  • England 1963-68
  • 1971-72
  • USA 1989


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia commenced 1981 – 1988

print workshop (organisation)

not titled [civilization et syphilisation] 1984 Place made: Victorian Print Workshop, Meat Market Craft Centre, 42 Courtney Street, North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in colour inks, from two stones Support: thick off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark lower left edge, 'CRISBROOK HAND-MADE'; watermark lower right edge, 'CB 1978'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: workshop proof 2/2
Edition: edition unknown; 2 workshop proofs

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'T. Coleing 1984'.Title printed lower centre within image in black ink, 'CIVILISATION ET SYPHILISATION'.Inscribed with edition details lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'V.P.W. Proof 2/2'.
Secondary Insc: Print workshop blindstamp lower right, 'VPW' [within rectangle]
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'APW 1605'
Dimensions: printed image 53.0 h x 73.4 w cm plate 57.2 h x 76.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Australian Print Workshop Archive 2, purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.431.1605
Image rights: © Tony Coleing
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Australian Print Workshop (formerly the Victorian Print Workshop), Melbourne, 2006, where the work was produced.