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Maria Josette ORSTO

Tiwi people

Pirlangimpi (Garden Point), Tiwi Island, Northern Territory, Australia born 1962

Franck GOHIER

St Nazaire, Brittany, France born 1968

printer, intaglio

  • Australia from 1972

NORTHERN TERRITORY UNIVERSITY PRINT WORKSHOP

commenced 1993

print workshop (organisation)

Arm band + jirlamara 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: cream wove Arches paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: lower left corner, 'ARCHES/FRANCE' and infinity symbol
Edition State: published state
Impression: printer's proof
Edition: edition unknown
Publisher: NORTHERN TERRITORY UNIVERSITY PRINT WORKSHOP

Primary Insc: Signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Maria Josette ORSTO'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'arm band + jirlamara'. Inscribed with edition details, lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'PP'. Not dated.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 19.8 h x 24.5 w cm sheet 29.6 h x 38.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australia Pacific Print Fund, celebrating the National Gallery of Australia’s 25th anniversary, 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.545
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Franck Gohier (the printer of the work), Darwin, 2007.