Maryborough, Victoria, Australia born 1957


commenced 1989

print workshop (organisation)

Self-portrait as a potato 1991 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in brown and black ink, from two plates Support: thick cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: workshop proof 2/2
Edition: edition unknown; 2 workshop proofs

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Dean Bowen '91'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Self portrait as a potato'. Inscribed with edition details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'APW 2/2'.
Secondary Insc: no blindstamp
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'APW 2142'
Dimensions: plate-mark 49.3 h x 48.5 w cm sheet 75.8 h x 56.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Australian Print Workshop Archive 2, purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.431.2143
Subject: Collection: The Australian Print Workshop [formerly Victorian Print Workshop] archive of Australian prints 1981 - 2002, acquired 2002.
Image rights: © Dean Bowen. Licensed by Viscopy
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Australian Print Workshop (formerly the Victorian Print Workshop), Melbourne, 2002, where the work was produced.