John COBURNNeil LEVESONAUSTRALIAN PRINT WORKSHOP, Bird totems Enlarge 1 /1

John COBURN

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

  • France 1969-72

Neil LEVESON

Australia 1948 – 1992

printer, lithographic

AUSTRALIAN PRINT WORKSHOP

commenced 1989

print workshop (organisation)

Bird totems 1990 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in colour inks, from five stones [or plates] Support: thick off-white wove Arches BFK Rives paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: workshop proof 2/2
Edition: edition of 40; plus 2 trial proofs, 1 right-to-print proof, 4 artist's proofs, 2 printer's proofs, 2 workshop proofs, 1 presentation proof

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Coburn '90'. Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'Bird Totems'.Inscribed with edition details lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'APW Proof 2/2'.
Secondary Insc: Print workshop blindstamp lower right, 'VPW' [within rectangle]
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'APW 1980'
Dimensions: printed image 50.2 h x 70.2 w cm sheet 56.1 h x 75.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Australian Print Workshop Archive 2, purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.431.1980
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.