Ngaku people

Australia 1944 – 1993

  • The Philippines 1988


Launceston, Tasmania, Australia born 1955



Melbourne, Victoria, Australia commenced 1981 – 1988

print workshop (organisation)

Spearing roo 1988
Collection Title: Prints by twenty-five Australian artists. Canberra: Australian National Gallery and Australian Bicentennial Authority, 1988.
Page: no.4.
Place made: Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper screenprint, printed in colour inks, from four stencils Support: thick off-white Arches Satine 300 gsm paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark upper left edge, 'ARCHES / FRANCE'; blindstamp upper left edge, 'VERITABLE PAPIER D' ARCHE SATINE'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: workshop proof 2
Edition: edition of 80; plus 2 trial proofs, 1 right-to-print proof, 2 artists proofs, 2 printers proofs, 2 workshop proofs

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Robert Campbell JR / 25.5.1988 / NGAKU'. Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'SPEARING ROO' Inscribed with edition details lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'V.P.W. Proof - 2'.
Secondary Insc: Print workshop blindstamp lower right, 'VPW' [within rectangle]
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'APW 2321'
Dimensions: printed image 42.5 h x 52.5 w cm sheet 57.0 h x 76.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Australian Print Workshop Archive 2, purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.431.2321
Subject: Australia, Animal: Kangaroo Australia, Bicentennial, 1988
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Australian Print Workshop (formerly the Victorian Print Workshop), Melbourne, 2006, where the work was produced.