Leonard FRENCH

Brunswick, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1928

  • England, Ireland, Europe 1949-51
  • Asia 1960-61
  • Europe, England 1962-63
  • Japan, USA 1965


commenced 1989

print workshop (organisation)

Fisherman 1990
Collection Title: Anti-cancer Council of Victoria Print Folio
Page: no.2.
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in colour inks, from six stones Support: thick white wove Arches BFK Rives paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark lower right 'BFK RIVES / FRANCE [infinity symbol]'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: workshop proof 2/2
Edition: edition of 85; plus 1 right-to-print proof, 10 artist's proofs, 2 printer's proofs, 2 workshop proofs, 5 presentation proofs

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Leonard French 90'.not titled.inscribed with edition details lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'APW 2/2'.
Secondary Insc: Print workshop blindstamp lower right, 'VPW' [within rectangle]
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'APW 2301'
Dimensions: printed image 64.0 h x 46.0 w cm sheet 56.0 h x 76.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Australian Print Workshop Archive 2, purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.431.2302
Image rights: © Leonard French. Licensed by Viscopy
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Australian Print Workshop (formerly the Victorian Print Workshop), Melbourne, 2006, where the work was produced.