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Maria Josette ORSTO

Tiwi people

Pirlangimpi (Garden Point), Tiwi Island, Northern Territory, Australia born 1962

Franck GOHIER

St Nazaire, Brittany, France born 1968

printer, intaglio

  • Australia from 1972

NORTHERN TERRITORY UNIVERSITY PRINT WORKSHOP

commenced 1993

print workshop (organisation)

Kurlama and jirlamara 1994 Place made: Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in red ochre ink, from one plate Support: off-white wove Arches paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: upper left, 'ARCHES/FRANCE' and infinity symbol, in reverse
Edition State: published state
Impression: printer's proof
Publisher: NORTHERN TERRITORY UNIVERSITY PRINT WORKSHOP

Primary Insc: Signed lower right below plate-mark, in black pencil, 'Maria Josette ORSTO'. not dated. Titled lower centre below plate-mark, in black pencil, 'Kurlama + jirlmara'. Inscribed with edition details, lower left below plate-mark, in black pencil, 'PP'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 49.9 h x 50.0 w cm sheet 80.2 h x 58.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australia Pacific Print Fund, celebrating the National Gallery of Australia’s 25th anniversary, 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.484
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Franck Gohier (the printer of the work), Darwin, 2007.