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Dennis NONA

Kala Lagaw Ya people

Badu (Mulgrave) Island, Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia born 1973

Headhunting and trading in Torres Strait Islands [Head hunting and trading in Torres Strait Islands, Headhunting and trading in TSI] 1991 Place made: Cairns College of TAFE, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in black ink, from one block; hand coloured a la coupe [wet on wet technique] Support: white textured wove T.H. Saunders paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: lower center, 'T H SAUNDERS ENGLAND'. Blindstamp lower right corner, ' WATER FORD/SERIES'
Edition State: published state
Impression: 1/6
Edition: edition of 6

Edition Notes: The National Gallery of Australia has two additional impression of this image (92.1542) printed in a different colour-ways.
Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'DENNIS NONA '91''. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '1/6'. Inscribed along lower edge, black pencil, 'HEAD HUNTING AND TRADING IN TORRES STRAIT ISLANDS'.
Dimensions: printed image 39.0 h x 54.2 w cm sheet 56.0 h x 75.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1993
Accession No: NGA 93.2027
Image rights: Courtesy of the artist and the Australian Art Print Network
  • The following print was produced in 1991 while the artist was attending the Cairns College of TAFE