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Martin KING

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1957

Basil HALL

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1954

printer, intaglio


commenced 1985 – 2000

print workshop (organisation)

Four images before travelling [4 images before travelling] 1988
Collection Title: 10:1 Print Project. Canberra: Studio One, 1988
Page: no.[22.]
Place made: Studio One, Kingston Art Space, 71 Leichhardt Street, Kingston, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and mezzotint, printed in brown ink, from four plates Support: off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: right to print proof
Edition: edition of 16; plus 2 artist's proofs, 1 printer's proof, 1 workshop proof, 1 right-to-print proof

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'King 88'. not titled.. inscribed with impression details lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'R.T.P.'.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed with printer's instructions centre right edge in black pencil, '[left arrow] plate tone/here is right./This plate has/the right feel/all accidental marks/coming through/plus the right fluffiness in/burred areas./just watch that/all lines fill in./I like the/slight shadowing/around the lines/around the lines/on face + mouth/That effect would/be good all/over - but not [underlined] to/overstated.' Inscribed with printer's instructions lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '[upwards arrow]/This plate upside/down'.
Dimensions: plate-mark a) 15.4 h x 12.2 w cm plate-mark (b) 15.4 h x 12.5 w cm plate-mark (c) 15.4 h x 12.4 w cm plate-mark (d) 14.4 h x 12.2 w cm plate-mark (overall) 31.2 h x 25.0 w cm sheet 52.4 h x 38.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Studio One Inc 2000
Accession No: NGA 2004.369.363
Subject: Collection: The Studio One Inc print workshop archive of Australian prints 1986 - 2000, acquired 2004.
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Studio One Inc print workshop on its closure in 2000, Canberra, 2004.