The wolf ceremony

Primary Artist

Andrew Sibley (1933–2015)

Title

The wolf ceremony

Work number

Australian Print Workshop (1981-), 2228

Date made

1997 – 1997, May

Place made

Australia, Australia, Victoria, Melbourne, Australian Print Workshop, 210 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy View on map Close map

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Category

Print

Print type

intaglio

Technique

etching, printed in black ink with plate-tone, from one plate

Matrix size

68.6 x 49.0 cm (plate-mark)

Support

cream wove Velin Arches 250 gsm paper

Support size

76.0 x 56.4 cm (sheet (deckle-edged))

Manufacturers mark

watermark upper left, 'ARCHES/ FRANCE [infinity symbol]'.

State

published state

Impression

workshop proof 2/2

Edition information

edition of 25; plus 1 right-to-print proof, 2 artist's proofs, 2 workshop proofs

Inscriptions or device by artist or designated agent

Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Sibley '97'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'The Wolf Ceremony'. Inscribed with impression details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'APW 2/2'.

Inscriptions or device by others involved in the works production

Print workshop blindstamp lower right corner 'APW' [within rectangle]

Inscriptions or device subsequently added to the work

Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'APW 2228'

Subject description

The Australian Print Workshop archive of Australian prints and book arts.

Collection

National Gallery of Australia

IRN

125228

Accession number

2002.431.2228

Accession method

Purchase

Meeting

Meeting 7, 2001/2002 (2002-06-26)

Provenance

Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Australian Print Workshop (formerly the Victorian Print Workshop), Melbourne, 2002, where the work was produced.

Credit line

Australian Print Workshop Archive 2, purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002

Subject category

Collection: The Australian Print Workshop [formerly Victorian Print Workshop] archive of Australian prints 1981 - 2002, acquired 2002.

Country of context

Australia

Creators

SIBLEY, Andrew | (1933–2015) Australian | English | Male | artist

Cooper, Simon. | (1966–) Australian | Male | printer

AUSTRALIAN PRINT WORKSHOP | (1989–) Australian | Organisation | print workshop

KING, Martin | (1957–) Australian | Male | printer