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  • Australia, active 1996


St Nazaire, Brittany, France born 1968

printer, lithographic

  • Australia from 1972


commenced 1997

print workshop (organisation)

Back tracking to the ancestor's land 1995 Place made: Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in crimson ink, from one stone Support: off white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: artist's proof
Edition: edition unknown

Edition Notes: Printers note: "Phillip stood in some "roll-up" ink we had on a slab and then stood on a freshly prepared Litho stone to transfer his footprint". He also incised into the tusche with a pocket knife. [Franck Gohier, 2006]
Primary Insc: Titled and dated lower centre below printed image, in black pencil, ' 'Back-tracking to the ancestor's land' '95' '.Signed lower right below printed image, in black pencil, 'P. Shields'.Inscribed with edition details, lower right below printed image, in black pencil, 'A/P'.
Dimensions: printed image 43.6 h x 33.6 w cm sheet 56.2 h x 38.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australia Pacific Print Fund, celebrating the National Gallery of Australia’s 25th anniversary, 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.464
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Franck Gohier (the printer of the work), Darwin, 2007.