George GITTOESPamela GRIFFITHTrevor RIACHGRIFFITH STUDIO AND GRAPHIC WORKSHOPGeorge GITTOES, The yellow room Enlarge 1 /1

George GITTOES

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia born 1949

  • USA 1968-69
  • UK, Europe, USA 1984
  • Nicaragua 1986
  • Phillipines 1989
  • Africa, Asia 1993-95

Pamela GRIFFITH

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia born 1943

co-ordinator

  • Europe 1972-73, 1981-82

Trevor RIACH

Australia born 1958

printer, intaglio

GRIFFITH STUDIO AND GRAPHIC WORKSHOP

commenced 1973 – 1999

print workshop (organisation)

George GITTOES

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia born 1949

publisher

  • USA 1968-69
  • UK, Europe, USA 1984
  • Nicaragua 1986
  • Phillipines 1989
  • Africa, Asia 1993-95

The yellow room 2001 Place made: Bardwell Park, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper hard-ground etching and aquatint, printed in colour inks a la poupee, from two copper plates; hand-tinted in watercolour Support: medium-weight textured off-white wove Velin Arches 300 gsm paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: workshop proof
Edition: edition of 40; 2 proofs given to artist; 1 workshop proof; 1 printer's proof; 3 special proofs (colour state)

Edition Notes: Hardground prepared and applied by Trevor Riach. Drawn by artist on hardground. Plate processing by GS & GW. Printing stopped at #24. Prints 1 to 10 and 21 to 24 on smaller paper; prints 11 to 20 on larger paper for handwritten text. Graphic Chemical Company ink used.
Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'George Gittoes'. not dated. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'The Yellow Room'. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'W/P'.
Secondary Insc: Print workshop blindstamp lower right, 'Griffith Studio and Graphic Workshop'
Dimensions: printed image 44.8 h x 60.2 w cm plate-mark 45.4 h x 60.5 w cm sheet 59.5 h x 76.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Selena Griffith 2012. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2012.1166
Image rights: © George Gittoes. Licensed by Viscopy
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Selena Griffith, daughter of Pamela Griffith who operates the Griffith Studio and Graphic Workshop, Bardwell Park, NSW, June 2012.