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Tommy BUNG BUNG

Gija people

Derby, Western Australia, Australia born 1964

artist

Franck GOHIER

St Nazaire, Brittany, France born 1968

printer, lithographic

  • Australia from 1972

Northern Territory University

print workshop (organisation)

Jallerri and featherfoot. 1994 Place made: Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in brown ink, from one stone Support: thick off-white wove Arches BFK Rives paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: lower left edge, 'BFK RIVES/FRANCE' and infinity symbol
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: Titled lower centre below printed image, in black pencil, 'JALLERRI AND FEATHERFOOT'.Signed lower right below printed image, in black pencil, 'Tommy Bung Bung'.Inscribed with edition details, lower left below printed image, in black pencil, 'PP Franck PM30'.Not dated.
Dimensions: printed image 52.5 h x 38.0 w cm sheet 75.0 h x 53.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australia Pacific Print Fund, celebrating the National Gallery of Australia’s 25th anniversary, 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.481
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Franck Gohier (the printer of the work), Darwin, 2007.