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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia born 1942

  • France 1973, 1982
  • Hungary 1983
  • United States of America, England 1989-90

Basil HALL

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1954

printer, intaglio


Dunedoo, New South Wales, Australia born 1956

printer (intaglio)


commenced 1985 – 2000

print workshop (organisation)

Thirroul 1994-95
Collection Title: Kangaroo series/ DH Lawrence series
Place made: Studio One, Kingston Art Space, 71 Leichhardt Street, Kingston, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in blue-black, yellow and red inks, from multiple plates Support: off-white wove Hahnemuhle paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark lower right corner, image of rooster with shield within circle [Hahnemühle].
Edition State: published state
Impression: right-to-print proof
Edition: edition of 50 (black and white version); plus five artist's proofs; one workshop proof; one printer's proof

Edition Notes: Printed with cloth wipe by Paul Peisley. Gary Shead decided he wanted more contrast, so re-printed by Basil Hall with hand wipe (blue-black). "NOTE:- the first 10 were then circulated by Gary, so remain part of the edition!! We believe 1/10 -10/10 are Paul's darker ones." Studio One printer's worksheet.
Primary Insc: Inscribed lower right at base of sheet, 'R.T.P GS'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right corner verso in black pencil, '1.785'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 24.8 h x 32.0 w cm sheet 39.4 h x 42.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Studio One Inc 2000
Accession No: NGA 2004.369.526
Subject: Collection: The Studio One Inc print workshop archive of Australian prints 1986 - 2000, acquired 2004.
Image rights: © Garry Shead
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Studio One Inc print workshop on its closure in 2000, Canberra, 2004.