Ruth JOHNSTONENeil LEVESONNeil EMMERSONMarian CRAWFORDVICTORIAN PRINT WORKSHOP, Embracing the north west Enlarge 1 /1

Ruth JOHNSTONE

Hamilton, Victoria, Australia born 1955

Neil LEVESON

Australia 1948 – 1992

printer, lithographic

Neil EMMERSON

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1956

printer's assistant

  • Europe 1987-88

Marian CRAWFORD

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1955

printer's assistant

VICTORIAN PRINT WORKSHOP

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia commenced 1981 – 1988

print workshop (organisation)

Embracing the north west 1988 Description: part 2 of diptych
Place made: Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in colour inks, from multiple stones Support: thick grey wove Arches BFK Rives paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark lower right corner, 'BFK RIVES / FRANCE [infinity symbol]'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: workshop proof 2
Edition: edition of 15; plus 1 trial proof, 2 artist's proofs, 3 printer's proofs, 2 workshop proofs, 1 presentation proof

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Ruth Johnstone '88'. Titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'embracing the nort west'.not titled.inscribed verso, lower right corner in black pencil, 'VPW II'
Secondary Insc: Print workshop blindstamp lower right, 'VPW' [within rectangle]
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'APW 2992'
Dimensions: printed image 100.4 h x 70.4 w cm sheet (irreg deckle) 112.6 h x 76.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Australian Print Workshop Archive 2, purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.431.2992
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Australian Print Workshop (formerly the Victorian Print Workshop), Melbourne, 2006, where the work was produced.