Ingham, Queensland, Australia 1925 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 2006

  • France 1969-72


commenced 1989

print workshop (organisation)


Australia 1948 – 1992

printer, lithographic

The forest 1990 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in colour inks, from two stones [or plates] Support: thick buff wove Arches BFK Rives paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark lower left, 'BFK RIVES'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: workshop proof 2/2
Edition: edition of 30; plus 6 trial proofs, 1 right-to-print proof, 5 artist's proofs, 3 printer's proofs, 2 workshop proofs, 2 presentation proofs

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Coburn '90'. Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'The Forest'.Inscribed with edition details lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'A.P.W. 2/2'.
Secondary Insc: Print workshop blindstamp lower right, 'VPW' [within rectangle]
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'APW 1978'
Dimensions: printed image 50.0 h x 70.0 w cm sheet 56.5 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 2002.431.1978
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Australian Print Workshop (formerly the Victorian Print Workshop), Melbourne, 2006, where the work was produced.