Melbourne, Victoria, Australia commenced 1981 – 1988

print workshop (organisation)

It was just a roof 1982 Place made: Victorian Print Workshop, Meat Market Craft Centre, 42 Courtney Street, North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper woodcut, printed in black ink, from one block Support: thick off-white wove Arches BFK Rives paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark upper right corner, 'BFK RIVES / FRANCE [infinity symbol]'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: proof 2
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Helen Steele '82'. Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'it was just a roof'. Inscribed with edtion details lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'WPW Proof 2'. Inscribed lower right corner in black pencil, 'APW 2'.
Secondary Insc: no blindstamp
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'APW 2965'
Dimensions: printed image 84.6 h x 73.2 w cm sheet 115.8 h x 80.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Australian Print Workshop Archive 2, purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.431.2965
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Australian Print Workshop (formerly the Victorian Print Workshop), Melbourne, 2006, where the work was produced.