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Murray GRIFFIN

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

  • Malaya 1941-43

Waltzing Matilda between 1952 and 1958 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in colour inks, from multiple blocks Support: cream Byronic laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark right edge, '...SMITH TEXT' [encircled logo] 'MADE IN CANADA Byronic...', in reverse.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 18/28
Edition: edition of 28

Primary Insc: signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Murray Griffin'. not dated. titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'Waltzing Matilda'. inscibed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '18/28'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 35.5 h x 27.7 w cm sheet 39.3 h x 32.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased with assistance from the Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2003
Accession No: NGA 2003.66
Provenance:
  • 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.