John COBURNMichelle PERRY, Gothic tree on fire - for Judith Wright Enlarge 1 /1

John COBURN

Ingham, Queensland, Australia 1925 – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 2006

  • France 1969-72

Michelle PERRY

Australia

printer

Gothic tree on fire - for Judith Wright 1995
Collection Title: For New England: a print portfolio by eight contemporary artists. Armidale, NSW: New England Regional Art Museum in conjunction with Pat Corrigan, 1995
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper screenprint, printed in colour inks, from nine stencils Support: medium-weight smooth white Velin Arches 250 gsm paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark lower left, 'ARCHES / FRANCE', and infinity symbol and inverted 'T'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 8/50
Edition: edition of 50; plus 10 artists proofs

Edition Notes: The portfolio is limited to an edition of 50, plus artist proofs. Published by New England Regional Art Museum in conjunction with Pat Corrigan and commissioned by the Museum to mark the occasion of stage two of its development program. The title page, text and colophon are set in Baskerville type and were printed by Michelle Perry at the Marnling Press, Sydney. The portfolio was bound by Hervé Goarin in Sydney in 1995.
Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Coburn '95'. Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'Gothic Tree on Fire - for Judith Wright'. Inscribed with edition details lower left below printed image in black pencil, '8/50'.
Secondary Insc: Workshop blindstamp lower right, '[five petal flower with stamen of four elements]'.
Dimensions: printed image 50.0 h x 70.0 w cm sheet 56.0 h x 76.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the Gordon Darling Foundation 2000
Accession No: NGA 2000.87.2
Provenance:
  • Gift to the Gordon Darling Foundation, from the New England Regional Art Museum, Armidale, NSW, 1995.
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from The Gordon Darling Foundation, April 2000.