Ian ARMSTRONG, The animist (puppeteer) Enlarge 1 /1


Malvern, Victoria, Australia 1923 – 2005

  • England 1951-53, France 1988

The animist (puppeteer) 1980 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper woodcut, printed in colour inks, from two blocks. Support: thin textured white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 13/15
Edition: edition of 15

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below image in black pencil, 'Ian Armstrong '80'. Inscribed lower left below image in black pencil, '13/15'. Inscribed lower centre below image in black pencil, ''The animist''.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 46.4 h x 34.5 w cm sheet (deckle-edged] 60.0 h x 42.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Maggie Shaw, John Armstrong and James Armstrong 2012. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2012.1503
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Maggie Shaw, John Armstrong and James Armstrong, the artist’s children, Melbourne, 2012.