Geoffrey GRAHAM

Australia 1911 – 1986

  • England, Ireland, Europe 1935-39

I begged a thief to steal me a rose 1938 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in colour inks, from multiple stones [or plates] Support: paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: 27/30
Edition: edition of 30

Primary Insc: Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '27/30'. Inscribed lower centre 'I begged a thief to steal/ me a rose - Wm Blake'. Signed and dated lower right 'Geoffrey Graham '38'.
Dimensions: printed image 30.1 h x 40.1 w cm sheet 42.8 h x 52.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Mrs Elizabeth Graham 1991
Accession No: NGA 91.980
  • With the artist until his death in 1986.
  • By descent to Elizabeth Graham, the artist’s widow.
  • Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from Elizabeth Graham, Sydney, December 1991.