Louise FORTHUNJohn LOANEVIRIDIAN PRESS, Valentine Enlarge 1 /1

Louise FORTHUN

Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia born 1959

John LOANE

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1950

printer, intaglio

VIRIDIAN PRESS

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia commenced 1988

print workshop (organisation)

Valentine 2001 Place made: Viridian Press, 11 Dickens Road, Olinda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in purple ink, from one copper plate Support: cream wove T.H. Saunders paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: lower left, 'SAUNDERS', in reverse.
Edition State: published state
Impression: printer's proof
Edition: edition of 25, not completed as of July 2008; plus trial proofs, 2 artist's proof, 2 printer's proof

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Louise Forthun 2001'. Titled lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, Valentine'. Inscribed with edition details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'P.P'.
Secondary Insc: Print workshop blindstamp lower right corner, 'VP' [within square].
Dimensions: plate-mark 27.1 h x 32.5 w cm sheet 47.2 h x 50.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of John Loane, 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.1575
Image rights: © Louise Forthun. Licensed by Viscopy
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from John Loane (director of Viridian Press), Canberra, 2007.