Nyurapayia NAMPITJINPAPamela GRIFFITHRoss GRIFFITHTrevor RIACHGRIFFITH STUDIO AND GRAPHIC WORKSHOPART EQUITY, Waterholes Enlarge 1 /1

Nyurapayia NAMPITJINPA

Pintupi people

Australia 1933 /1937 – 2013

Pamela GRIFFITH

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia born 1943

co-ordinator

  • Europe 1972-73, 1981-82

Ross GRIFFITH

printer, intaglio

Trevor RIACH

Australia born 1958

printer, intaglio

GRIFFITH STUDIO AND GRAPHIC WORKSHOP

commenced 1973 – 1999

print workshop (organisation)

ART EQUITY

publisher (organisation)

Waterholes November 2009 Place made: Bardwell Park, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper relief print, printed in colour using a reduction technique, from one lino block and two medium density fibre (MDF) boards Support: medium-weight textured white wove BFK Rives 300 gsm paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: workshop proof
Edition: edition of 50; 10 artist's proofs; 1 workshop proof; 1 printer's proof; 1 artist's proof for studio; 2 colour proofs; 2 state proofs

Edition Notes: Plate making by Trevor Riach. Collaboration between artist, Ralph Hobbs and workshop. First block printed in ochre ink, with second block printed in black ink. The same base block is used in all three works, 'Untitled waterholes (ochre dots)' (222329) , 'Untitled waterholes (black dots)' (222355) and in this work, 'Waterholes'. The second block used in this work is also the second block used in 'Waterholes' (222328). Graphic Chemical Company ink used.
Primary Insc: Signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, '+'. Not dated or titled. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'W/P'.
Secondary Insc: Print workshop blindstamp lower right, 'Griffith Studio and Graphic Workshop'
Dimensions: printed image 66.9 h x 86.8 w cm sheet 80.6 h x 96.9 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Selena Griffith 2012. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2012.1156
Image rights: © Nyurapayia Nampitjinpa. Licensed by Viscopy
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Selena Griffith, daughter of Pamela Griffith who operates the Griffith Studio and Graphic Workshop, Bardwell Park, NSW, June 2012.