George GITTOESPamela GRIFFITHTrevor RIACHPamela GRIFFITHGittoes and Dalton Productions Pty Ltd, The preacher 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

Pamela GRIFFITH

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia born 1943

printer, intaglio

  • Europe 1972-73, 1981-82

Gittoes and Dalton Productions Pty Ltd

publisher (organisation)

The preacher 2001 Place made: Bardwell Park, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper hard-ground etching, sugar-lift aquatint and aquatint, printed in colour inks a la poupee, from two copper plates Support: medium-weight textured off-white wove Velin Arches 300 gsm paper
Manufacturer's Mark: blindstamp verso lower left, 'ARCHES / FRANCE [inverted]'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: workshop proof
Edition: edition of 60; 1 artist's proof given to artist; 4 artist's proofs supplied to Art Equity; 1 workshop proof; 1 printer's proof; 1 artist's proof; 3 special proofs; 2 colour proofs

Edition Notes: Drawn by artist on hardground. Plate processing by GS & GW. Prints 1-10 and 35-38 on smaller paper. Prints 11-34 and 39-60 on larger sheets to have handwritten text by artist. Prints 2,4,5,6,7 sold from Griffith Studio. Prints 8-49 supplied to artist. Prints 50-60 supplied to Art Equity. 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 Preacher'. 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 45.1 h x 60.3 w cm plate-mark 45.2 h x 60.4 w cm sheet 60.0 h x 76.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Selena Griffith 2012. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2012.1167
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.