David BOYD

Australia 1924 – 2011


Sydney, New South Wales, Australia born 1943


  • Europe 1972-73, 1981-82

Trevor RIACH

Australia born 1958

printer, intaglio


commenced 1973 – 1999

print workshop (organisation)


publisher (organisation)

The orchard 2002 Place made: Bardwell Park, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper hard-ground etching, aquatint and burnishing, 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: inverted verso lower left, 'ARCHES / FRANCE'
Edition State: published state
Impression: workshop proof
Edition: edition of 50; 7 artist's proofs; 1 workshop proof; 1 printer's proof; 1 right-to-print proof

Edition Notes: Plates drawn by artist in his own studio. Aquatint applied in GS & GW. Colour roll stencil prepared by GS & GW. Styled after a painting by the artist. Charbonnel ink used.
Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'David Boyd'. not dated. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, ' "The Orchard" '. 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 59.3 h x 78.7 w cm plate-mark 59.6 h x 79.0 w cm sheet 80.2 h x 100.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Selena Griffith 2012. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2012.1186
  • 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.