Michael BELLAUSTRALIAN PRINT WORKSHOP, Our girls pick the best fruit Enlarge 1 /1

Michael BELL

Maitland, New South Wales, Australia born 1959

AUSTRALIAN PRINT WORKSHOP

commenced 1989

print workshop (organisation)

Our girls pick the best fruit 1994 Place made: Australian Print Workshop, 210 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, aquatint and open biting, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: thick white wove Arches paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark lower left, 'ARCHES / FRANCE' and infinity symbol.
Edition State: published state
Impression: workshop proof 2/2
Edition: edition uknown; 2 workshop proofs

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Bell 1994'. Titled lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'OUR GIRLS PICK THE BEST FRUIT'. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'A.P.W. 2/2'.
Secondary Insc: Print workshop blindstamp lower right corner 'APW' [within rectangle]
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'APW 2584'
Dimensions: plate-mark 49.6 h x 77.9 w cm sheet 67.0 h x 92.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Australian Print Workshop Archive 2, purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.431.2584
Subject: Collection: The Australian Print Workshop [formerly Victorian Print Workshop] archive of Australian prints 1981 - 2002, acquired 2002.
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Australian Print Workshop (formerly the Victorian Print Workshop), Melbourne, 2002, where the work was produced.