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Tiwi people

Tiwi Islands, Australia born 1945


St Nazaire, Brittany, France born 1968

printer, intaglio

  • Australia from 1972

not titled [vertical patterns]. 1994 Place made: Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and sugar-lift aquatint, printed in yellow ochre ink, from one plate Support: off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: working state
Impression: working proof

Edition Notes: "This print was an experiment made with the artist's permission to proof with handmade ink. I mulled some natural oxieds with linseed oil". Franck Gohier 2006
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed with printer's notes, lower centre, below plate-mark in black pencil, ' Yellow Ochre mixed with Litho Clear/ * Note - Not enough pigment suspended in medium.'.
Dimensions: printed image 24.9 h x 19.8 w cm sheet 37.8 h x 26.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australia Pacific Print Fund, celebrating the National Gallery of Australia’s 25th anniversary, 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.589
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Franck Gohier (the printer of the work), Darwin, 2007.