Murray GRIFFIN, Malay mother Enlarge 1 /1


Malvern, Victoria, Australia 1903 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1992

  • Malaya 1941-43

Malay mother 1951 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in colour inks, from multiple blocks Support: cream laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: right side vertical, illegible
Edition State: published state
Impression: 9/28
Edition: edition of 28

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Murray Griffin 51'. Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'Malay Mother'. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '9/28'. Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, '6 gns'.
Dimensions: printed image 34.6 h x 15.2 w cm sheet 38.0 h x 21.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1985
Accession No: NGA 85.1395
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Niagara Galleries, Melbourne, 1985.