Shirley PURDIE

Gija people

Gilburn (Mabel Downs Station), Australia born 1948


St Nazaire, Brittany, France born 1968

printer, lithographic

  • Australia from 1972


commenced 1997

print workshop (organisation)

Barramundi dreaming Lissadell country 1996 Place made: Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in red ochre ink, from one stone Support: buff wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: printer's proof

Primary Insc: Signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'SHIRLEY-PURDIE'.Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'Barramundi Dreaming Lissadell Country'.Inscribed with edition details lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'P/P PM54'.
Dimensions: printed image (irregular) 30.4 h x 44.6 w cm sheet 50.4 h x 70.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australia Pacific Print Fund, celebrating the National Gallery of Australia’s 25th anniversary, 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.467
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Franck Gohier (the printer of the work), Darwin, 2007.