Neil EMMERSONVICTORIAN PRINT WORKSHOP, Boat (for ship of fools installation) Enlarge 1 /1


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1956

  • Europe 1987-88


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia commenced 1981 – 1988

print workshop (organisation)

Boat (for ship of fools installation) August 1986 Place made: Victorian Print Workshop, 188 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in black ink, from one stone Support: thick cream wove Arches paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark lower right corner, 'ARCHES / FRANCE' and infinity symbol.
Edition State: published state
Impression: workshop proof 2
Edition: edition of 15; plus 2 arits's proofs, 2 workshop proofs

Edition Notes: Produced in the Access Workshop.
Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right corner in black pencil, '(indecipherable text) 86'. Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'Boat (for installation).'.Inscribed with edition details lower left corner in black pencil, 'V.P.W. Proof. 2.'.
Secondary Insc: no blindstamp
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'APW 3097'
Dimensions: printed image (irregular) 90.3 h x 61.3 w cm sheet (irreg deckle) 120.3 h x 80.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Australian Print Workshop Archive 2, purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.431.3000
Subject: Ship, Shipping
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Australian Print Workshop (formerly the Victorian Print Workshop), Melbourne, 2006, where the work was produced.