Somerset, England born 1938

  • France 1961-63
  • Europe 1971, 1974-75
  • Australia from 1976

Martin KING

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1957

printer, intaglio


commenced 1989

print workshop (organisation)

A vocabulary of dust, Simpson Desert 1993
Collection Title: Wolseley, John. The Simpson Desert survey. 1992-93.
Place made: Australian Print Workshop, 210 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, aquatint, foul biting and mezzotint rocker, printed in colour with plate-tone, from two plates (black and brown ink) Support: thick cream wove Arches paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: lower left corner, 'ARCHES/ FRANCE'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 24/25
Edition: edition of 25; plus 1 right-to-print proof, 3 artist's proofs, 1 printer's proof, 2 workshop proofs, 1 presentation proof

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'John Wolseley. '93.'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'A Vocabulary of Dust - Simpson Desert.'. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '24/25'.
Secondary Insc: Print workshop blindstamp lower right corner, 'APW'[within rectangle].
Dimensions: printed image 67.4 h x 76.8 w cm sheet 79.8 h x 88.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 1994
Accession No: NGA 94.1483.8
Image rights: © John Wolseley. Licensed by Viscopy
  • Purchased by the National gallery of Australia, from Australian Galleries, Melbourne, 1994.