Hamilton, Victoria, Australia born 1955


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia commenced 1981 – 1988

print workshop (organisation)

Tower Hill IV 1987 Place made: Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in black ink, from one stone Support: thick grey wove Arches BFK Rives paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark top left edge, 'BFK Rives [infinity symbol]'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: workshop proof 2
Edition: edition of 10; plus 3 artist's proofs, 2 printer's proofs, 2 workshop proofs

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'RUTH JOHNSTONE '87'.Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'Tower Hill IV'.Inscribed with edition details lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'V.P.W. II'.
Secondary Insc: Print workshop blindstamp lower right, 'VPW' [within rectangle]
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'APW 1893'
Dimensions: printed image 48.6 h x 36.2 w cm sheet (irreg deckle) 76.2 h x 56.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Australian Print Workshop Archive 2, purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.431.1893
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Australian Print Workshop (formerly the Victorian Print Workshop), Melbourne, 2006, where the work was produced.