Kala Lagaw Ya people

Badu Island, Australia born 1978

Dungal au biber-r [The power of the dugong] 2001 Place made: Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in colour inks, from one block Support: medium weight textured cream wove Saunders Waterford paper
Manufacturer's Mark: blindstamp upper right, 'SAUNDERS WATERFORD'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 11/35
Edition: edition of 35

Edition Notes: linoblock was inked in multiple colours, dark blue, pink, orange and yellow before being printed
Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Laifoo 01'. Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'Dungal au biber-r [The power of the dugong]'.Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '11/35 [circled]'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 34.6 h x 71.8 w cm sheet 56.2 h x 75.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Anna Eglitis, 2012.
Accession No: NGA 2012.988
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Anna Eglitis, Cairns, June 2012.