Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1913 – Canterbury, Victoria, Australia 1986

  • Aotearoa New Zealand 1939-40
  • England, Europe 1949-52


Accrington, Lancashire, England born 1950


  • Australia from 1983


commenced 1989

print workshop (organisation)

Face I 1984 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in black ink, from one block Support: thin cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: workshop proof 2
Edition: edition unknown; 2 workshop proofs

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, ''Counihan '78'. Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'Face i.'. Inscribed wth edition details lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'V.P.W Proof 2.'.
Secondary Insc: Print workshop blindstamp lower right, 'VPW' [within rectangle]
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'APW 2944'
Dimensions: printed image 33.8 h x 37.8 w cm sheet 43.5 h x 63.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Australian Print Workshop Archive 2, purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.431.2944
Subject: Australia, Art style: Social Realism
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Australian Print Workshop (formerly the Victorian Print Workshop), Melbourne, 2006, where the work was produced.