Maryborough, Victoria, Australia born 1957


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia commenced 1981 – 1988

print workshop (organisation)

The big smoke 1988 Place made: Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in colour inks, from multiple stones Support: thick cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: blindstamp upper right 'VERITABLE PAPIER D'ARCHE SATINE'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: workshop proof 2
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Dean Bowen '88'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, ' 'The Big Smoke' '. Inscribed with edition details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'VPW 2'.
Secondary Insc: no blindstamp
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'APW 2142'
Dimensions: printed image 66.0 h x 46.5 w cm sheet 76.5 h x 57.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Australian Print Workshop Archive 2, purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.431.2170
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.