Bonita ELYJohn LOANERichard HARDINGVICTORIAN PRINT WORKSHOPNATIONAL GALLERY OF AUSTRALIAAUSTRALIAN BICENTENNIAL AUTHORITY, Warrior: Scenes from the appropriation of Wiradyuri Land Enlarge 1 /1

Bonita ELY

Mildura, Victoria, Australia born 1946

  • UK, Europe, North Africa, USA 1970-75
  • Europe, USA 1981-82

John LOANE

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1950

printer, intaglio

Richard HARDING

Perth, Western Australia, Australia born 1959

printer (intaglio)

VICTORIAN PRINT WORKSHOP

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia commenced 1981 – 1988

print workshop (organisation)

NATIONAL GALLERY OF AUSTRALIA

co-publisher (organisation)

AUSTRALIAN BICENTENNIAL AUTHORITY

commenced 1981

co-publisher (organisation)

Warrior: Scenes from the appropriation of Wiradyuri Land 1987 Description: box file, containing [25] loose prints by [25] Australian artists and an illustrated catalogue.

Collection Title: Prints by twenty-five Australian artists: Canberra, 1988.
Page: part 6
Place made: Victorian Print Workshop, 188 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: thick off-white wove Arches Torchon 300 gsm paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark lower right edge, 'ARCHES /FRANCE'; Blindstamp lower right edge, 'VERITABLE PAPIER D'SATINE'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 1/80
Edition: edition of 80; 2 artist's proofs, 1 printer's proof, 2 workshop proofs

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right within image in black pencil, 'Bonita Ely '87'. Titled lower centre within image in black pencil, ' 'Warrior: Scenes from the Appropriation of Wiradjiri Land' '. Inscribed with edition details lower left within image in black pencil, '1/80'.
Secondary Insc: Print workshop blindstamp lower right, 'VPW' [within rectangle]
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 57.0 h x 77.0 w cm sheet 57.1 h x 77.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Commissioned by the Australian National Gallery, Canberra and the Australian Bicentennial Authority 1988
Accession No: NGA 90.962.6
Subject: Australia, Bicentennial, 1988 Aboriginal Australians: Land rights
Image rights: © Bonita Ely
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from the ANG & Australian Bicentennial Authority, Sydney, 1990.