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Tommy MAY NGARRALJA

Wangkajunga/Walmajarri peoples

Australia born 1935

AUSTRALIAN PRINT WORKSHOP

commenced 1989

print workshop (organisation)

(Rock pattern - working title only) August 1995 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in black ink, from one block Support: thick buff wove Arches paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark upper left corner, 'ARCHES/FRANCE [infinity symbol]'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: workshop proof 2
Edition: edition of 5

Primary Insc: Signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Tommy May'. Not dated. Not titled. Inscribed with impression details lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'APW II'.
Secondary Insc: Print workshop blindstamp upper left corner 'APW' [within rectangle]
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'APW 3091'
Dimensions: printed image 53.8 h x 74.2 w cm sheet 75.0 h x 91.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Australian Print Workshop Archive 2, purchased with the assistance of the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.431.3091
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Australian Print Workshop (formerly the Victorian Print Workshop), Melbourne, 2006, where the work was produced.