Davida ALLEN

Charleville, Queensland, Australia born 1951


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia commenced 1981 – 1988

print workshop (organisation)

Lovers 1989 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in colour inks, from multiple stones Support: thick white Arches BFK Rives wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark lower left edge, 'BFK RIVES / FRANCE'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: workshop proof 2/2
Edition: edition of 30; plus 1 right-to-print proof, 5 artist's proofs, 2 printer's proofs, 2 workshop proofs, 1 presentation proof

Edition Notes: APW record of colours used Pink Black Blue Orange
Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'Davida Allen 1990'.Title printed along left edge in black ink, 'Lovers'.Inscribed with edition details lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'APW 2/2'.
Secondary Insc: Print workshop blindstamp lower right, 'VPW' [within rectangle]
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'APW 1925'
Dimensions: printed image 56.0 h x 76.5 w cm sheet 56.8 h x 76.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Australian Print Workshop Archive 2, purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.431.1925
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Australian Print Workshop (formerly the Victorian Print Workshop), Melbourne, 2006, where the work was produced.