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

  • Malaya 1941-43

The golden duck 1933 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, cardboard; ink linocut, printed in colour inks, from multiple blocks Support: thin grey cardboard [cover from Picturesque Atlas of Australasia]
Edition State: published state
Impression: 9/15
Edition: edition of 15

Primary Insc: Signed in block upper left 'V/M/G' initials in monogram. Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, '-V Murray Griffin 33-'. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'No 9 - Edition 15-'. Inscribed lower centre below printed image in black pencil, ' 'The Golden Duck' '.
Dimensions: printed image 28.0 h x 35.4 w cm sheet 34.6 h x 35.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.295
  • 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.94, ((illustrated).