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Gija people

Australia 1930 – 1998



St Nazaire, Brittany, France born 1968

printer, intaglio

  • Australia from 1972

Northern Territory University

print workshop (organisation)

Barramundi dreaming. 1996 Place made: Red Hand Prints, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, aquatint and sugar-lift aquatint, printed in red oxide ink, from one plate Support: thick off-white wove Arches paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: lower left edge, 'ARCHES/ FRANCE' and infinity symbol, in reverse
Edition State: published state
Impression: printer's proof
Publisher: Northern Territory University
Date Published: 1996

Primary Insc: Signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, and black ink, '[thumbprint] QUEENIE McKENZIE'. Not dated. Titled lower centre below plate-mark, in black pencil, 'BARRAMUNDI DREAMING'. Inscribed with edition details, lower left below plate-mark, in black pencil, 'PP PM78'. Not dated.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 34.4 h x 49.5 w cm sheet 56.6 h x 76.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australia Pacific Print Fund, celebrating the National Gallery of Australia’s 25th anniversary, 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.466
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Franck Gohier (the printer of the work), Darwin, 2007.