Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia born 1959


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1950

printer, intaglio


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia commenced 1988

print workshop (organisation)

Velvet 1998 Place made: Viridian Press, 11 Dickens Road, Olinda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in black ink, from one copper plate Support: cream wove Hahnemuhle paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: printer's proof
Edition: edition of 20, not complete as of July 2008; plus trial proofs, 2 artist's proofs, 2 printer's proofs

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Louise Forthun 1998'. Titled lower centre verso in black pencil, 'Velvet'. 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 79.0 h x 59.2 w cm sheet 98.6 h x 72.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of John Loane, 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.1576
Image rights: © Louise Forthun. Licensed by Viscopy
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from John Loane (director of Viridian Press), Canberra, 2007.