Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1944


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia commenced 1981 – 1988

print workshop (organisation)

Mental dental 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 black ink, from one zinc plate Support: thick off-white wove Arches Aquarelle paper
Manufacturer's Mark: blindstamp lower right edge, 'AQUARELLE ARCHES'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: workshop proof 2
Edition: edition of 10; plus 2 workshop proofs

Edition Notes: Artists comment: 'Mental dental' is one of an ongoing series of black and white lithographs. This particualr lithograph was drawn in lithographic crayons and liquid tusche directly onto a zinc plate and printed off set on Arches Satine 300 gsm with American Graphics 1796 editioning ink, at the Victorian Print Workshop. [Art & Australia vol. 23 no. 2 summer 1985, p.184]
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'J. Paterson 84.'. not titled.inscribed with edition details lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'V.P.W. Proof 2 '.
Secondary Insc: Print workshop blindstamp lower right, 'VPW' [within rectangle]
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'APW 1639'
Dimensions: printed image 49.6 h x 66.0 w cm sheet 57.0 h x 76.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Australian Print Workshop Archive 2, purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.431.1639
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Australian Print Workshop (formerly the Victorian Print Workshop), Melbourne, 2006, where the work was produced.