John BRACKMurray WALKER, The happy boy. Enlarge 1 /1


East Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia 1920 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1999


Ballarat, Victoria, Australia born 1937

printer, intaglio

  • England 1960-62

The happy boy. 1966 Place made: National Gallery of Victoria Art School, 328 Swanston Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper drypoint, printed in black ink with plate-tone, from one copper plate Support: white textured wove J. Perrigot Arches paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: upper right edge, 'J. PERRIGOT ARCHES'
Edition State: published state
Impression: 5/7
Edition: edition of 7

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'John Brack 66'. Inscribed lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'The Happy Boy'. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil,'5/7'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso on label upper left corner in ballpoint pen, 'CROSSLEY GALLERY/ ORIGINAL GRAPHICS/ ARTIST JOHN BRACK/ TITLE FIGURE/ MEDIUM ETCHING/ PRICE$ 60'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 44.8 h x 32.6 w cm sheet 56.8 h x 38.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 1996
Accession No: NGA 96.96
Image rights: © Helen Brack
  • The artist.