Sydney, New South Wales, Australia born 1949


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1950



Melbourne, Victoria, Australia commenced 1981 – 1988

print workshop (organisation)

Sepik man with Gardenia 1987
Collection Title: Prints by twenty-five Australian artists. Canberra: Australian National Gallery and Australian Bicentennial Authority, 1988.
Page: no.24.
Place made: Victorian Print Workshop, 188 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in colour inks, from two blocks Support: thick off-white wove Velin Arches Creme paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: workshop proof 2
Edition: edition of 80; plus 2 trial proofs, 1 right-to-print proof, 2 artist's proofs, 1 printer's proof, 2 workshop proofs

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'V. Varvaresso. '87'. Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'Sepik Man with Gardenia'. Inscribed with edition details lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'V.P.W. Proof II' and lower left edge in black pencil, 'VPW Proof II'.
Secondary Insc: Print workshop blindstamp lower right, 'VPW' [within rectangle]
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'APW 2318'
Dimensions: printed image 37.0 h x 30.4 w cm sheet 76.0 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 2002.431.2318
Subject: Australia, Bicentennial, 1988
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Australian Print Workshop (formerly the Victorian Print Workshop), Melbourne, 2006, where the work was produced.