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Bonaventure TIMAEPATUA

Tiwi people

Australia 1928 – 1982

artist

Franck GOHIER

St Nazaire, Brittany, France born 1968

printer, intaglio

  • Australia from 1972

NORTHERN TERRITORY UNIVERSITY PRINT WORKSHOP

commenced 1993

print workshop (organisation)

Water lee lee/ Puwnarrika 1994 Place made: Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, sugar-lift aquatint and aquatint, printed in sepia ink, from one plate Support: off white wove Arches paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: lower left corner, 'ARCHES/FRANCE' and infinity symbol.
Edition State: published state
Impression: printer's proof
Publisher: NORTHERN TERRITORY UNIVERSITY PRINT WORKSHOP

Primary Insc: Titled lower centre below plate-mark, in black pencil, 'Water Lee Lee/ Puwnarrika'. Signed lower right below plate-mark, in black pencil, 'Bonaventura Timaepatur'. Not dated. Inscribed with edition details, lower left below plate-mark, in black pencil, 'PP'.
Dimensions: printed image 50.0 h x 50.0 w cm sheet 80.3 h x 60.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australia Pacific Print Fund, celebrating the National Gallery of Australia’s 25th anniversary, 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.539
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Franck Gohier (the printer of the work), Darwin, 2007.