Luritja/Warlpiri peoples

Malparinga, Northern Territory, Australia born 1953


Sydney, New South Wales, Australia born 1943


  • Europe 1972-73, 1981-82

Trevor RIACH

Australia born 1958

printer, intaglio


commenced 1973 – 1999

print workshop (organisation)


publisher (organisation)

Rockhole west of Kintore 2010 August 2010
Collection Title: Wentja Napaltjarri [folio], Griffith Studio and Graphic Workshop, August 2010
Page: no.3
Place made: Bardwell Park, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, sugar-lift aquatint and aquatint, printed in colour inks, from two copper plates Support: medium-weight textured off-white wove Velin Arches 300 gsm paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: workshop proof
Edition: edition of 30; 10 artist's proofs; 1 workshop proof; 1 printer's proof; 1 artist's proof for studio; 3 colour proofs; 3 state proofs

Edition Notes: Single plate sugar-lift by artist on site. Processed as aquatint by studio. Second plate colour roll. One of 4 prints in a suite, sold also as individual images. Graphic Chemical Company and Charbonnel ink used.
Primary Insc: Signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, '+'. Not dated or titled. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'W/P'.
Secondary Insc: Print workshop blindstamp lower right, 'Griffith Studio and Graphic Workshop'
Dimensions: printed image 24.4 h x 17.6 w cm plate-mark 24.8 h x 17.8 w cm sheet 42.8 h x 34.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Selena Griffith 2012. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2012.1171.3
Image rights: © Wentja Napaltjarri. Licensed by Viscopy
  • 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.