Murray GRIFFIN, Thirsty one Enlarge 1 /1


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

  • Malaya 1941-43

Thirsty one 1938 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in colour inks, from one block Support: cream lithographic wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 5/20
Edition: edition of 20

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Murray Griffin -38-'. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '5/20'. Inscribed lower centre below printed image in black pencil, ' 'Thirsty One' '. Inscribed lower left corner in black pencil, '4 gns'.
Dimensions: printed image 27.9 h x 35.4 w cm sheet 33.4 h x 38.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.292
  • Acquired by Deutscher Galleries, from the artist.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Deutscher Fine Art, Melbourne, May 1978;
  • From the exhibition, 'A survey of Australian relief prints 1900/1950', Melbourne: Deutscher Galleries, 13 April - 5 May 1978, cat., no.99, ((illustrated).