Tommy BUNG BUNG
Derby, Western Australia, Australia
St Nazaire, Brittany, France
Northern Territory University
Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique:
prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in warm black ink, from one stone Support: off-white wove paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: printer's proof
Edition Notes: 'The printing stone was inked with tusche and the artist then carved into the stone (through the tusche) with a small pocket knife using a 'rocking of hand' method. The same technique is used to carve designs onto slate and boab nuts in the Kimberley region'. Franck Gohier 2006
Primary Insc: Signed lower right below printed image, in black pencil, 'Tommy Bung-Bung'.Titled lower centre below printed image, in black pencil, 'DAWANG'.Not dated.Inscribed with edition details, lower left below printed image, in black pencil, 'P/P PM42'.
printed image (irregular) 54.5 h x 40.4 w cm sheet 76.0 h x 56.0 w cm
: Gordon Darling Australia Pacific Print Fund, celebrating the National Gallery of Australia’s 25th anniversary, 2007 Accession No
: NGA 2007.473
- Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Franck Gohier (the printer of the work), Darwin, 2007.