Shirley PURDIEFranck GOHIER, Giwiwan - Bow River country Enlarge 1 /1

Shirley PURDIE

Gija people

Gilburn (Mabel Downs Station), Australia born 1948


St Nazaire, Brittany, France born 1968

printer, lithographic

  • Australia from 1972

Giwiwan - Bow River country 1996 Place made: Northern Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in colour inks, from multiple plates Support: thick white wove Arches BFK Rives paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: upper right corner, reversed, 'BFK RIVES/ FRANCE'
Edition State: published state
Impression: printer's proof

Primary Insc: Titled lower centre below printed image, in black pencil, 'GIWIWAN - BOW RIVER COUNTRY'.Not dated.Signed lower right below printed image, in black pencil, 'SHiRLEY PURDiE'.Inscribed with edition details, lower left below printed image, in black pencil, 'PP'.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed, lower left, below image, in black pencil, 'PM22'.
Dimensions: printed image (irregular) 64.0 h x 102.0 w cm sheet 76.6 h x 112.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australia Pacific Print Fund, celebrating the National Gallery of Australia’s 25th anniversary, 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.451
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Franck Gohier (the printer of the work), Darwin, 2007.