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Matatia WARRIOR

Kala Lagaw Ya people

Cairns, Queensland, Australia 1979

Past generations c.1988 Place made: Cairns College of TAFE, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in black ink, from one block Support: thin smooth off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: artist's proof
Edition: edition of 20

Primary Insc: Signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'By. [underlined] Matatia ©'. Signed lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'ANDREW. WARRIOR'. Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil,'PAST GENERATIONS.'. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'A/P / (0 [stricken through]/20 BLACK / [underline] / (0 [stricken through]/50 COLOUR.'. Inscribed lower centre below printed image in black pencil [mostly erased], '$300.00'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 51.6 h x 38.0 w cm sheet 84.4 h x 59.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Anna Eglitis 2013
Accession No: NGA 2013.3760
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Anna Eglitis, former lecturer a Tropical North Queensland TAFE, Cains, 2013