Raymond ARNOLD

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1950


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1950



Melbourne, Victoria, Australia commenced 1981 – 1988

print workshop (organisation)

A fiction? 1987
Collection Title: Prints by twenty-five Australian artists. Canberra: Australian National Gallery and Australian Bicentennial Authority, 1988.
Page: no.2.
Place made: Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper screenprint, printed in colour inks, from multiple stencils Support: thick off-white wove Arches Satine 300 gsm paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark upper right edge, 'ARCHES /FRANCE'; blindstamp upper right edge, 'VERITABLE PAPIER D' ARCHE SATINE'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: workshop proof 2
Edition: edition of 80; plus 4 trial proofs, 2 artists proofs; 1 printers proof; 2 workshop proofs

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Ray Arnold '87'. Titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'A FICTION?' Inscribed with edition details lower centre left below printed image in black pencil, 'VPW Proof II'.
Secondary Insc: no blindstamp
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'APW 2323'.
Dimensions: printed image 73.0 h x 55.0 w cm sheet 77.0 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 2002.431.2323
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.