Jan PALETHORPEAUSTRALIAN PRINT WORKSHOP, Some Greek got hit by a tortoise Enlarge 1 /1

Jan PALETHORPE

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1956

AUSTRALIAN PRINT WORKSHOP

commenced 1989

print workshop (organisation)

Some Greek got hit by a tortoise 1989 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: thick cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark lower left corner, image of rooster with shield within circle [Hahnemühle].
Edition State: published state
Impression: workshop proof 2
Edition: edition unknown

Edition Notes: Produced in the Access Workshop.
Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Jan Palethorpe '87'. Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'Some Greek got hit by a Tortoise'. Inscribed with edition details lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'VPW 2'.
Secondary Insc: Print workshop blindstamp lower right, 'VPW' [within rectangle].
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'APW 1957'
Dimensions: plate-mark 44.5 h x 44.0 w cm sheet 79.0 h x 54.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Australian Print Workshop Archive 2, purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.431.1811
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Australian Print Workshop (formerly the Victorian Print Workshop), Melbourne, 2006, where the work was produced.