Robert OWEN

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia born 1937

  • Greece 1963-66
  • England 1966-75, 1985
  • France 1988


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1950



printer's assistant


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia commenced 1981 – 1988

print workshop (organisation)

Re-vision (melancholia) June 1988
Collection Title: Prints by twenty-five Australian artists. Canberra: Australian National Gallery and Australian Bicentennial Authority, 1988.
Page: no.18.
Place made: Victorian Print Workshop, 188 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, embossing, from one plate Support: thick white wove Arches BFK Rives 250 gsm paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark lower right edge, 'BFK RIVES'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: workshop proof 2/2
Edition: edition of 80; plus 2 trial proofs, 2 artist's proofs, 1 printer's proof, 2 workshop proofs

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Robert Owen 1988'. Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'Re-vision. (Melancholia)'. Inscibed with edition details lower left below printed image 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 2327'
Dimensions: embossed image 45.5 h x 44.8 w cm sheet 76.0 h x 56.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Australian Print Workshop Archive 2, purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.431.2327
Subject: Australia, Bicentennial, 1988
Image rights: © Robert Owen. Licensed by VISCOPY, Australia
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Australian Print Workshop (formerly the Victorian Print Workshop), Melbourne, 2006, where the work was produced.