Jenny WATSONJohn LOANEVIRIDIAN PRESS, Self portrait as a narcotic Enlarge 1 /1


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1951

  • Europe, UK, USA 1975-76, 1978-79, Europe, India 1985-86


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1950

printer, lithographic


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia commenced 1988

print workshop (organisation)

Self portrait as a narcotic 1990 Place made: collingwood, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in colour inks, from multiple stones and plates Support: tan wove Arches BFK Rives paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: lower left, 'BFK RIVES/ FRANCE'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 24/25
Edition: edition of 25; plus trial proofs, 2 artist's proofs, 2 printer's proofs

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Jenny Watson 1990'.Titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, ''Self-portrait as a Narcotic' ''.Inscribed with edition details lower left below printed image in black pencil, '24/25'.
Secondary Insc: Print workshop blindstamp lower right corner, 'VP' [within square].
Dimensions: printed image 66.2 h x 90.5 w cm sheet 76.6 h x 100.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australia Pacific Print Fund, celebrating the National Gallery of Australia’s 25th anniversary, 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.1487
Image rights: © Jenny Watson
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from John Loane, printer and Director of Viridian Press, Canberra, 2007.