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Margaret LUTA

Australia born 1928 /1932


St Nazaire, Brittany, France born 1968

printer, intaglio

  • Australia from 1972


commenced 1993

print workshop (organisation)

Two snakes sleeping 1995 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 side, 'ARCHES/ FRANCE' and infinity symbol
Edition State: published state
Impression: printer's proof
Publisher: GOHIER, Franck

Primary Insc: Titled and dated lower centre below plate-mark, in black pencil, ' 'TWO SNAKES SLEEPING' '95' '. Signed lower right below plate-mark, in black pencil, 'Margaret luta'. Inscribed with edition details, lower left below plate-mark, in black pencil, 'P/P'.
Dimensions: printed image 24.8 h x 19.6 w cm sheet 38.0 h x 28.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australia Pacific Print Fund, celebrating the National Gallery of Australia’s 25th anniversary, 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.598
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Franck Gohier (the printer of the work), Darwin, 2007.