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

  • Malaya 1941-43

Home is the sailor 1974 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in colour inks, from multiple blocks; screenprint Support: thin hot-pressed white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 27/27
Edition: edition of 27

Primary Insc: signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Murray Griffin'. not dated. inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '27/27'. Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, ''Home is the Sailor'. inscribed lower left corner in faded black pencil, '4'.
Dimensions: printed image 33.7 h x 45.6 w cm sheet 38.0 h x 51.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased with assistance from the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2003
Accession No: NGA 2003.60
  • The artist untill his death in 1991.
  • By descent to Nicholas Griffin, the artist's son, Melbourne, 1991.
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Eastgate Gallery, Melbourne, 2003.