Murray GRIFFIN, Cannas. Enlarge 1 /1

Murray GRIFFIN

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

  • Malaya 1941-43

Cannas. 1935 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in colour inks, from multiple blocks Support: cream lithographic wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 3/16
Edition: edition of 16

Primary Insc: Signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Murray Griffin'. Dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, '35-'. Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, ' 'Cannas' '. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'No 13 Edition 16'.
Dimensions: printed image 28.0 h x 35.4 w cm sheet 32.8 h x 43.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.296
Subject: Australia, Art style: Japanese influence 1890s-1950s
Provenance:
  • 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.95, ((illustrated).