Alawa people

Hodgson's Downs, Northern Territory, Australia born 1939 /1943


commenced 1989

print workshop (organisation)

Sugarbag bend June 2000 Place made: Australian Print Workshop, 210 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink from one plate Support: thick white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: workshop proof 2/2
Edition: edition of 50; plus 2 workshop proofs

Primary Insc: Signed lower centre left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'ELLAGA'. Dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, '2000'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, ' 'SUGARBAG BEND' ' Inscribed with edition details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'APW 2/2'.
Secondary Insc: Print workshop blindstamp lower right corner 'APW' [within rectangle]
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'APW 960' Inscribed verso, lower right in black pencil, 'PNT 49'
Dimensions: plate-mark 37.5 h x 50.5 w cm sheet 50.0 h x 70.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Australian Print Workshop Archive 2, purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.431.960
Subject: Collection: The Australian Print Workshop [formerly Victorian Print Workshop] archive of Australian prints 1981 - 2002, acquired 2002.
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Australian Print Workshop (formerly the Victorian Print Workshop), Melbourne, 2002, where the work was produced.