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Rover THOMAS [JOOLAMA]

Kukatja/Wangkajunga peoples

Australia 1926 /1928 – 1998

artist

Franck GOHIER

St Nazaire, Brittany, France born 1968

printer, intaglio

  • Australia from 1972

NORTHERN TERRITORY UNIVERSITY PRINT WORKSHOP

commenced 1993

print workshop (organisation)

The milky way Easter 1994 Place made: Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and sugar-lift aquatint, printed in red ochre ink, from one plate Support: off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: printer's proof
Publisher: NORTHERN TERRITORY UNIVERSITY PRINT WORKSHOP

Edition Notes: "This was Rover's first etching and/or print". Frank Gohier 2006
Primary Insc: Signed lower right below plate-mark, in black pencil, 'ROVER'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark, inpnecil, ' 'THE MILKY WAY' '. Not dated. Inscribed with edition details, lower left below plate-mark, in black pencil, 'P/P'.
Dimensions: printed image (irregular) 33.2 h x 49.2 w cm sheet 39.8 h x 60.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australia Pacific Print Fund, celebrating the National Gallery of Australia’s 25th anniversary, 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.531
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Franck Gohier (the printer of the work), Darwin, 2007.