Davida ALLENAUSTRALIAN PRINT WORKSHOPRAY HUGHES GALLERY, (The housewifes lament no. 2) I can do anything I like. You don't own me Enlarge 1 /1

Davida ALLEN

Charleville, Queensland, Australia born 1951


commenced 1989

print workshop (organisation)


commenced 1972

publisher (organisation)

(The housewifes lament no. 2) I can do anything I like. You don't own me July - September 1991
Collection Title: Close to the bone. Brisbane: Ray Hughes Gallery, 1991
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, portfolios, ink; paper etching, aquatint and open biting, printed in black ink, from one plate; hand coloured Support: cream wove Arches paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: workshop proof
Edition: edition of 40

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Davida Allen.'91.'. not titled. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'A.P.W.'.
Secondary Insc: Print workshop blindstamp lower right, 'VPW' [within rectangle]
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'APW 2721'
Dimensions: plate-mark 22.5 h x 15.8 w cm sheet 28.0 h x 38.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Australian Print Workshop Archive 2, purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.431.2721
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Australian Print Workshop (formerly the Victorian Print Workshop), Melbourne, 2006, where the work was produced.