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Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia born 1942

  • England 1963-68
  • 1971-72
  • USA 1989


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1950

printer, intaglio


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia commenced 1981 – 1988

print workshop (organisation)

Sorry mum, spilt the aquatint 1987 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: off-white wove Hahnemuhle paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark lower left corner, image of rooster with shield within circle [Hahnemühle].
Edition State: published state
Impression: trial proof

Primary Insc: Titled printed, lower centre within image in black ink' 'SORRY MUM, SPILT THE AQUATINT' '. Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Coleing 1987'. Inscribed with edition details lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Trial proof'.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed, lower right, below image, in black pencil 'printed by J.L.'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 21.5 h x 14.7 w cm sheet 39.8 h x 29.9 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist, 2006
Accession No: NGA 2006.551
Image rights: © Tony Coleing
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, New South Wales, 2006.