Ruth JOHNSTONEVICTORIAN PRINT WORKSHOP, Cypress I Enlarge 1 /1

Ruth JOHNSTONE

Hamilton, Victoria, Australia born 1955

VICTORIAN PRINT WORKSHOP

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia commenced 1981 – 1988

print workshop (organisation)

Cypress I 1985 Place made: Victorian Print Workshop, 188 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: thick cream wove Arches paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark lower left corner, 'ARCHES / FRANCE' and infinity symbol.
Edition State: published state
Impression: workshop proof 2
Edition: edition of 20; plus 2 workshop proofs

Edition Notes: Produced in the Access Workshop.
Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Ruth Johnstone '85'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Cypress I'. Inscribed with impression details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'V.P.W. II'.
Secondary Insc: no blindstamp
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right corner in black pencil, 'APW 2973'
Dimensions: plate-mark 100.0 h x 50.2 w cm sheet (irreg deckle) 120.9 h x 80.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Australian Print Workshop Archive 2, purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.431.2973
Subject: Collection: The Australian Print Workshop [formerly Victorian Print Workshop] archive of Australian prints 1981 - 2002, acquired 2002.
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Australian Print Workshop (formerly the Victorian Print Workshop), Melbourne, 2002, where the work was produced.