Noel COUNIHANNeil LEVESONVICTORIAN PRINT WORKSHOP, The shadow Enlarge 1 /1

Noel COUNIHAN

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1913 – Canterbury, Victoria, Australia 1986

  • Aotearoa New Zealand 1939-40
  • England, Europe 1949-52

Neil LEVESON

Australia 1948 – 1992

printer, lithographic

VICTORIAN PRINT WORKSHOP

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia commenced 1981 – 1988

print workshop (organisation)

The shadow May - June 1986 Place made: Victorian Print Workshop, 188 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in black ink, from one stone [or plate] Support: cream wove Arches Satine 300 gsm paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark upper right and lower left corners, 'Arches/FRANCE [infinity symbol]'; blindstamp lower left corner, 'VERITABLE PAPIER D'ARCHES/ SATINE'.
Edition State: 2nd state of 2, published state
Impression: workshop proof 2/2
Edition: edition of 20; plus 3 state proofs, 5 artist's proofs, 2 printer's proofs, 2 workshop proofs

Edition Notes: black ink "(crayon & 1796)"
Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Counihan '86'. Titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'The Shadow'. Inscribed with impression details lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'VPW Proof 2/2'.
Secondary Insc: Print workshop blindstamp lower right, 'VPW' [within rectangle]
Tertiary Insc: inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'APW 1976'
Dimensions: printed image 60.0 h x 56.5 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 76.6 h x 56.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Australian Print Workshop Archive 2, purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.431.1976
Subject: Australia, Art style: Social Realism
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.