Bevan HAYWARD/POOARAAR, Ancestral guardian spirits Enlarge 1 /1


Goreng/Minang/Nyoongar peoples

Gnowangerup Western Australia, Australia 1939 – Port Pirie, South Australia 2004

Artist's cultural association:
Goreng, Minang, Nyoongar people
Western Australia , Australia
Ancestral guardian spirits 1988 Place made: Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut and caustic etching, printed in black ink, from one block Support: medium weight textured white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 10/200
Edition: edition of 200

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Pooaraar 1988'. Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'Ancestral Guardian Spirits'. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '10/200'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 33.0 h x 51.0 w cm sheet 49.0 h x 62.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Anna Eglitis, 2012.
Accession No: NGA 2012.983
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Anna Eglitis, Cairns, June 2012.