Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1953


Australia 1948 – 1992

printer, lithographic


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1955

printer's assistant


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia commenced 1981 – 1988

print workshop (organisation)

Wayayi bush curlew December 1988 Place made: Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in colour inks, from multiple stones Support: thick grey wove Arches BFK Rives paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark lower left, 'BFK RIVES / FRANCE [infinity symbol]'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: workshop proof 2/2
Edition: edition of 20; plus 1 right-to-print proof, 2 workshop proofs, 1 presentation proof

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Marie McMahon 1988'.Titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'WAYAYI BUSH CURLEW'.Inscribed with edtion details lower right corner in black pencil, 'VPW Proof 2/2'.
Secondary Insc: Print workshop blindstamp lower right, 'VPW' [within rectangle]
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'APW 2668'
Dimensions: printed image 65.0 h x 91.6 w cm sheet 76.7 h x 113.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Australian Print Workshop Archive 2, purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.431.2668
Image rights: © Marie McMahon. Licensed by Viscopy
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Australian Print Workshop (formerly the Victorian Print Workshop), Melbourne, 2006, where the work was produced.