Brighton, England born 1939

  • Australia from 1972


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1950

printer, lithographic


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia commenced 1981 – 1988

print workshop (organisation)

Skyboats 1987
Collection Title: Prints by twenty-five Australian artists. Canberra: Australian National Gallery and Australian Bicentennial Authority, 1988.
Page: no.3.
Place made: Victorian Print Workshop, 188 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in colour inks, from four stones Support: thick white wove Arches Satine 300 gsm paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark lower left edge, 'ARCHES / FRANCE [infinity symbol]; blindstamp lower left edge, 'VERITIBLE PAPIER D' ARCHE SATINE'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: workshop proof 2
Edition: edition of 80; plus 1 right-to-print proof, 2 artist's proofs, 1 printer's proof, 2 workshop proofs

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right within image in black pencil, 'B.B. 87'. Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, ' 'Skyboats' '. 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 2328'
Dimensions: printed image 76.5 h x 57.5 w cm sheet 76.5 h x 57.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Australian Print Workshop Archive 2, purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.431.2328
Subject: Australia, Bicentennial, 1988
Image rights: © Brian Blanchflower, 1987
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Australian Print Workshop (formerly the Victorian Print Workshop), Melbourne, 2006, where the work was produced.