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Murwillumbah, New South Wales, Australia born 1938

The morning finger does not point the way May 1989 Place made: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, collages, collage of hand-cut printed paper adhered to support Support: medium-weight smooth cream wove paper adhered to white backing card
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right below image in black pencil, 'Madonna Staunton / May' 1889 [sic]'. titled lower left below image in black pencil, ''The Morning Finger does not point the Way''. inscribed upper centre within image in pen and black ink, 'Sri Tarananda Vaidya, / "PARADISE VALLEY" / Tumkuy Road, / own [illegible] (West) / BANGALORE [illegible] [underlined]'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: image 21.7 h x 19.0 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 25.7 h x 19.1 w cm backing sheet 50.6 h x 40.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australia Pacific Print Fund 2015
Accession No: NGA 2015.928
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Milani Gallery, Brisbane, 2014.