Tiwi people

Mirrikawuyanga, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia born 1926 /1930 – 2003


commenced 1989

print workshop (organisation)

Body painting II January 2001 Place made: Australian Print Workshop, 210 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in black ink, from one stone Support: thick off-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 right below printed image in black pencil, '[cross]'.Not dated.Not titled.Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'Acrobat'.Inscribed with edition details lower left below printed image 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 1698'
Dimensions: printed image 64.5 h x 45.0 w cm sheet 76.0 h x 56.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Australian Print Workshop Archive 2, purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.431.1698
Subject: Body decoration: Painting
Image rights: © Freda Warlapinni, Jilamara Arts and Craft
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Australian Print Workshop (formerly the Victorian Print Workshop), Melbourne, 2006, where the work was produced.