Bessie NAKAMARA SIMSJo DIGGENSNorthern Edition Print Workshop, pamapardu jukurrpa Enlarge 1 /1


born 1930 /1934


Australia born 1952

printer, intaglio

Northern Edition Print Workshop

print workshop (organisation)

pamapardu jukurrpa [Flying ant dreaming] 2003
Collection Title: The fire and water suite
Place made: Northern Editions, Building Orange 9, Charles Darwin University, Casuarina Campus, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in colour inks, from one zinc plate Support: Hahnemühle 350 gsm paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: 3/50
Edition: Edition of 50

Primary Insc: Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '3/50'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Pamapardu Jukurrpa'. Signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Bessie'.
Secondary Insc: Northern Editions blindstamp, lower right below image.
Dimensions: printed image 16.0 h x 20.0 w cm sheet 32.0 h x 36.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2005
Accession No: NGA 2005.65.1.2
  • All works come from the print workshop Northern Editions with a certificat of authenticity quoting "These prints are guaranteed to the be original work of the artist, collaborators and printers named. All prints have been signed under supervision at the Warlukurlangu Art Centre and bear the Northern Editions chop mark in the lower right hand corner."