Carol CARSTAIRSAUSTRALIAN PRINT WORKSHOP, I wanted to draw you a strawberry but I ate it instead. Enlarge 1 /1


France born 1959


commenced 1989

print workshop (organisation)

I wanted to draw you a strawberry but I ate it instead. November 2000
Collection Title: Minutia: A portfolio of 20 prints by individual artists
Page: no. 1
Place made: Australian Print Workshop, 210 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black and red ink a la poupee, from one plate Support: medium-weight white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: proof
Edition: edition of 26

Edition Notes: Produced in the Access Workshop.
Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Carol Carstairs / 2000'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, ' 'I wanted to draw you a strawberry' / but I ate it instead'. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Proof'.
Secondary Insc: no blindstamp
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'APW 2512'
Dimensions: plate-mark 10.7 h x 9.0 w cm sheet 28.0 h x 25.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Australian Print Workshop Archive 2, purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.431.2512
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.