Hamilton, Victoria, Australia born 1955


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia commenced 1981 – 1988

print workshop (organisation)

Obelisk 1986 Place made: Victorian Print Workshop, 188 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: thick cream wove Arches paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark lower right corner, 'Arches / FRANCE'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: workshop proof 2
Edition: edition of 20; plus 1 artist's proof, 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 86'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Obelisk'. 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 2978'
Dimensions: plate-mark 90.6 h x 50.1 w cm sheet (irreg deckle) 103.2 h x 65.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Australian Print Workshop Archive 2, purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.431.2978
Subject: Collection: The Australian Print Workshop [formerly Victorian Print Workshop] archive of Australian prints 1981 - 2002, acquired 2002.
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Australian Print Workshop (formerly the Victorian Print Workshop), Melbourne, 2002, where the work was produced.