George GITTOESPamela GRIFFITHTrevor RIACHGRIFFITH PRINT WORKSHOPART EQUITY, Self portrait of a sensitive soul Enlarge 1 /1


Sydney, New South Wales, Australia born 1949

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


Sydney, New South Wales, Australia born 1943


  • Europe 1972-73, 1981-82

Trevor RIACH

Australia born 1958

printer, intaglio


Queensland College of Art, Nathan, Queensland born 2000

print workshop


publisher (organisation)

Self portrait of a sensitive soul 2009 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; additional hand-tinting in watercolour 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 35; 5 artist's proofs to publisher; 1 workshop proof; 1 printer's proof; 1 artist's proof; 1 final state proof; 3 state proofs

Edition Notes: Hardground prepared and applied by Trevor Riach. Project supervision by Pamela Griffith from artist's notes. 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, 'A Sensitive Soul'. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'W/P'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 49.4 h x 63.5 w cm plate-mark 49.6 h x 63.6 w cm sheet 69.6 h x 80.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Selena Griffith 2012. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2012.1179
Image rights: © George Gittoes. Licensed by Viscopy
  • 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.