Ian ARMSTRONG, Gathering river sand Enlarge 1 /1

Ian ARMSTRONG

Malvern, Victoria, Australia 1923 – 2005

  • England 1951-53, France 1988

Gathering river sand 1978 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper woodcut, printed in colour inks, from two blocks. Support: thin smooth cream wove paper.
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 2/15
Edition: edition of 15

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Ian Armstrong '78'. Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, ''Gathering river sand'. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '2/15'. Inscribed lower right corner below printed image in black pencil, '3 [inscribed in circle]'. Inscribed verso lower left in black pencil, '$70 U/F'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image (overall) 45.5 h x 21.1 w cm sheet (deckle-edged] 56.8 h x 38.2 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 2012.1524
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Maggie Shaw, John Armstrong and James Armstrong, the artist’s children, Melbourne, 2012.