Hamilton, Victoria, Australia
VICTORIAN PRINT WORKSHOP
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Baptism by fire
Victorian Print Workshop, 188 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique:
prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in black ink, from one stone Support: thick grey wove Arches BFK Rives paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark lower right corner, 'BFK RIVES / FRANCE' and infinity symbol.
Edition State: published state
Impression: workshop proof 2
Edition: edition of 12; plus 1 trial proof, 1 right-to-print proof, 4 artist's proofs, 1 printer's proof, 2 workshop proofs, 1 presentation proof
Edition Notes: Production funded by the Meyer Foundation.
Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Ruth Johnstone 86'.Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'Baptism by fire'.Inscribed with impression details lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'V.P.W. II'.
Secondary Insc: Print workshop blindstamp lower right, 'VPW' [within rectangle]
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'APW 2656'
printed image (irregular) 83.0 h x 64.2 w cm sheet (irreg deckle) 112.6 h x 76.8 w cm
: Australian Print Workshop Archive 2, purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002 Accession No
: NGA 2002.431.2656
- Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Australian Print Workshop (formerly the Victorian Print Workshop), Melbourne, 2006, where the work was produced.