Bill HAYAUSTRALIAN PRINT WORKSHOP, Black Deaths Enlarge 1 /1

Bill HAY

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1956


commenced 1989

print workshop (organisation)

Black Deaths [(Black deaths in custody)] June - August 1989
Collection Title: Mugs, mates and monitors, series of 10 lithographs by Bill Hay, Brisbane: Ray Hughes Gallery, 1989.
Page: no.10.
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in black ink, from one stone; hand-coloured Support: thick cream wove Arches BFK Rives paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: workshop proof 2
Edition: edition of 20 [10 handcoloured]; plus 3 artist's proofs, 3 printer's proofs, 2 workshop proofs [1 black and white, 1 coloured], 1 presentation proof

Primary Insc: Signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'HAY' (undated). Titled verso, lower right edge in black pencil, ' 'BLACK DEATHS' '. Inscribed with edition details lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'A.P.W. 2'.
Secondary Insc: Print workshop blindstamp lower right, 'VPW' [within rectangle]
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'APW 2337'
Dimensions: printed image 38.0 h x 28.0 w cm sheet 60.0 h x 46.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Australian Print Workshop Archive 2, purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.431.2337
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Australian Print Workshop (formerly the Victorian Print Workshop), Melbourne, 2006, where the work was produced.