Garry SHEADGeoffrey BARKER, Crocodile man Enlarge 1 /1


Sydney, New South Wales, Australia born 1942

  • France 1973, 1982
  • Hungary 1983
  • United States of America, England 1989-90

Geoffrey BARKER

printer, intaglio

Crocodile man September 1998 Place made: Lockhart River Arts & Culture Centre, Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: white laid Magnani paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark lower left edge, image of trident [Magnani].
Edition State: published state
Impression: workshop proof
Edition: not editioned, some proofs made

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Garry Shead'. not dated. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Crocodile man'. inscribed with impression details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'W/P'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 24.4 h x 19.8 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 55.4 h x 37.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Geoff and Fran Barker 2004
Accession No: NGA 2004.358.103
Image rights: © Garry Shead
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Geoffrey and Fran Barker (who established printmaking at Lockhart River in 1995), 2004.