Gordon BENNETTMartin KINGSimon COOPERAUSTRALIAN PRINT WORKSHOP, The superimposed footprint (after Margaret Preston) Enlarge 1 /1


Australia 1955 – 2014

  • France 1991-92

Martin KING

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1957

printer, lithographic


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1966

printer's assistant


commenced 1989

print workshop (organisation)

The superimposed footprint (after Margaret Preston) September 1997
Collection Title: Melbourne Bus Stop Project, September-October 1997
Place made: Australian Print Workshop, 210 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in colour inks, from five photo-lithographic plates Support: white wove Velin Arches paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark upper right and lower left, 'ARCHES/ FRANCE [infinity symbol]'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: workshop proof 2/2
Edition: edition of 50; plus 1 right-to-print proof, 5 artist's proofs, 2 workshop proofs, 1 proof on Dalton Phase 3 200 gsm paper, unsigned, for Bus Stop

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'G. Bennett 1997'.Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'The superimposed footprint (after Margaret Preston)'.Inscribed with impression details lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'APW 2/2'.
Secondary Insc: Print workshop blindstamp lower right corner 'APW'[within rectangle]
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'APW 2875'
Dimensions: printed image 83.0 h x 53.6 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 102.0 h x 66.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Australian Print Workshop Archive 2, purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.431.2875
Image rights: © The Estate of Gordon Bennett. Licensed by John Citizen Arts Pty Ltd and 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.