Bonita ELYJohn LOANEVIRIDIAN PRESS, Tree of life Enlarge 1 /1

Bonita ELY

Mildura, Victoria, Australia born 1946

  • UK, Europe, North Africa, USA 1970-75
  • Europe, USA 1981-82


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1950

printer, intaglio


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia commenced 1988

print workshop (organisation)

Tree of life 1990 Place made: Viridian Press, Harmsworth Street, Collingwood, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in black ink, from one copper plate Support: off-white Hahnemuhle paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: lower left, 'HAHNEMUHLE', in reverse.
Edition State: published state
Impression: trial proof
Edition: edition of 25, not completed; plus trial proofs, 2 artist's proofs, 2 printer's proofs

Primary Insc: Titled and inscribed with edition detailsower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'T.P Tree of Life'. Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Bonita Ely 90'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 59.0 h x 78.8 w cm sheet 74.4 h x 94.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of John Loane, 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.1554
Image rights: © Bonita Ely
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from John Loane, Director of Viridian Press, Canberra, 2007.