Ellen JOSEVICTORIAN PRINT WORKSHOP, not titled [abstracted landscape design of leaves and geometric patterns] Enlarge 1 /1

Ellen JOSE

Meriam Mer people

Cairns, Queensland, Australia born 1951

  • Europe, Egypt, India, Pacific Islands undated

VICTORIAN PRINT WORKSHOP

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia commenced 1981 – 1988

print workshop (organisation)

not titled [abstracted landscape design of leaves and geometric patterns] May 1987 Place made: Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in black ink, from one block Support: light wove Japanese rice paper, discoloured along right edge
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: workshop proof 2
Edition: edition of 12; plus 1 printer's proof, 2 workshop proofs

Primary Insc: Signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Ellen Jose'. Not dated. Not titled. Inscribed with edition details lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'V.P.W. Proof II'.
Secondary Insc: Print workshop blindstamp lower right, 'VPW' [within rectangle]
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'APW 2287'
Dimensions: printed image 15.2 h x 15.2 w cm sheet 50.5 h x 30.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Australian Print Workshop Archive 2, purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.431.2287
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.