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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia born 1948

Warrior blood... thunder only happens when it's raining 1987 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, aquatint and open biting, printed in colour inks, from multiple plates Support: very thick off-white wove paper
Edition State: 1st state
Impression: artist's proof
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, '87 JOHN NEESON'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'WARRIOR. BLOOD THUNDER ONLY HAPPENS WHEN ITS RAINING'. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'AP. 1st STATE'.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed lower edge in black pencil, 'FIRST STATE ARTISTS PROOF'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 100.8 h x 101.8 w cm sheet 124.4 h x 102.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australia Pacific Print Fund, 2011
Accession No: NGA 2011.1171
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Melbourne, August 2011.