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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 PRINT WORKSHOP

Queensland College of Art, Nathan, Queensland born 2000

print workshop

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

What's left II (responsibility) 2000 Place made: Bardwell Park, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper hard-ground etching and aquatint, printed in colour inks, from two copper plates 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 30; no artist's proofs printed; 1 workshop proof; 1 printer's proof; 3 special proofs

Edition Notes: Presensitised plate drawn onto directly by artist. 22 edition prints at March 2001 delivered to artist. Print nos. 11-22 on larger paper for addition of text by artist. All edition prints supplied to artist. 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, 'Responsibility'. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'W/P'.
Secondary Insc: Print workshop blindstamp lower right, 'Griffith Studio and Graphic Workshop'
Dimensions: plate-mark 44.7 h x 60.1 w cm plate-mark 45.1 h x 60.5 w cm sheet 58.0 h x 76.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Selena Griffith 2012. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2012.1169
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.