Mirabel FITZGERALDAUSTRALIAN PRINT WORKSHOP, In the sea of desire Enlarge 1 /1


London, England born 1945

  • Australia from 1965 Europe, Asia 1972-75


commenced 1989

print workshop (organisation)

In the sea of desire 1993
Collection Title: Partners in print present: Melbourne Sydney print exchange. A portfolio of 20 prints by 20 artists. Melbourne: Australian Print Workshop, 1993
Place made: Australian Print Workshop, 210 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in colour inks, from two plates: one plate printed in blue ink, one plate printed in red ink Support: thick off-white Arches wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark upper irght edge, 'ARCHES / FRANCE [infinity symbol]'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 23/30
Edition: edition of 30

Edition Notes: Produced in the Access Workshop.
Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'M Fitzgerald 93'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'In the Sea of Desire'. Inscribed with edition details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '23/30'.
Secondary Insc: no blindstamp
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right edge in black pencil, 'APW 2422' Inscribed verso lower left edge in black pencil, 'APW2'
Dimensions: printed image (overall) 29.5 h x 14.5 w cm plate-mark a) 14.5 h x 14.5 w cm plate-mark (b) 14.5 h x 14.5 w cm sheet 38.0 h x 28.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Australian Print Workshop Archive 2, purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.431.2422
Subject: Collection: The Australian Print Workshop [formerly Victorian Print Workshop] archive of Australian prints 1981 - 2002, acquired 2002.
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Australian Print Workshop (formerly the Victorian Print Workshop), Melbourne, 2002, where the work was produced.