Aida TOMESCUJohn LOANEVIRIDIAN PRESS, Ardoise I Enlarge 1 /1


Bucharest, Romania born 1955

  • Australia from 1980


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1950

printer, intaglio


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia commenced 1988

print workshop (organisation)

Ardoise I 2006 Place made: Viridian Press, 11 Dickens Road, Olinda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper soft-ground etching, printed in black ink, from one copper plate Support: off-white wove Hahnemuhle paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: printer's proof
Edition: proposed edition of 10, not complte as of July 2008; plus 2 printer's proof, 2 artist's proofs, 1 right-to-print proof

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'ACT 2006'. Inscribed with edition details and titled lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'P.P. Ardoise I'.
Secondary Insc: Blindstamped lower right corner, 'VP [within square]'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 43.4 h x 32.8 w cm sheet 66.6 h x 46.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of John Loane, 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.1644.1
Image rights: © Aida Tomescu. Licensed by Viscopy
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from John Loane, Director of Viridian Press, Canberra, 2007.