Bevan HAYWARD/POOARAAR, Ancestral spirits and symbols of rock art 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 spirits and symbols of rock art 1990 Place made: Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: medium weight textured cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: artist proof
Edition: artist proofs, edition unknown

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Pooaraar 1990'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Ancestral Spirits of Rock Art'. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil A/P.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 38 h x 41 w cm sheet 53.0 h x 37.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Anna Eglitis, 2012.
Accession No: NGA 2012.984
Image rights: © Bevan Hayward/Pooraar. Licensed by Viscopy
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Anna Eglitis, Cairns, June 2012.