Shirley PURDIE

Gija people

Gilburn (Mabel Downs Station), Australia born 1948


St Nazaire, Brittany, France born 1968

printer, intaglio

  • Australia from 1972


printer (intaglio)


commenced 1997

print workshop (organisation)

not titled [Cowboy on horse with cart, Aboriginal man with spear] June 1999 Place made: Red Hand Prints, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper sugar-lift aquatint, lump rosin and aquatint, printed in red ochre ink, from one plate Support: Arches BFK 300 gsm paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: Workshop proof
Edition: edition of 30; plus 3 artist's proofs, 2 printer's proof, 1 workshop proof

Edition Notes: Printed in Charbonnel ink. The printing of the edition was completed on 20 February 2000.
Primary Insc: Signed lower right
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower left in black pencil, 'RHP 98'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 16.6 h x 24.4 w cm sheet 37.4 h x 52.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Franck Gohier, Red Hand Prints
Accession No: NGA 2003.237.43
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Franck Gohier, co-director of Red Hand Prints, Darwin, 2003.