Jeffrey SMART

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia 1921 – Italy 2013

  • born Australia 1921 died Italy 2013 Europe and United States of America 1948-50, 1963 - 1970
  • Italy from 1971


Australia 1948 – 1992

printer, lithographic


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia commenced 1981 – 1988

print workshop (organisation)

The waiting bus April 1986 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 [or plates] Support: white wove Arches BFK Rives 300 gsm paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark upper right, 'BFK RIVES/ FRANCE [infinity symbol]'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: workshop proof 2
Edition: edition of 80; dark state edition of 10; plus 1 trial proof, 1 right-to-print proof, 4 + 5 artist's proofs, 2 printer's proof, workshop proofs

Primary Insc: signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Jeffrey Smart'.not dated.Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'The Waiting Bus'.inscribed with impression details lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'VPW proof II'.
Secondary Insc: Print workshop blindstamp lower right, 'VPW' [within rectangle]
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'APW 2610'
Dimensions: printed image 60.0 h x 73.5 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 80.6 h x 95.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Australian Print Workshop Archive 2, purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.431.2610
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Australian Print Workshop (formerly the Victorian Print Workshop), Melbourne, 2006, where the work was produced.