Fiji born 1940

  • Australia from 1957
  • England, Europe 1963-65
  • USA 1976

La mere negresse [the nego mother] 1963 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink, from one copper plate Support: thin off-white wove F.J.Head handmade paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: 1st state of 2
Impression: artist's proof
Edition: 1st state; 2 artist's proofs

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'R Ewins '63'. Titled lower left to centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Le mere negresse'. Inscribed with edition details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '1:1'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 12.4 h x 20.5 w cm sheet 18.3 h x 28.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the Artist 1997
Accession No: NGA 97.698
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Hobart1997.