Ian ARMSTRONG, First to finish Enlarge 1 /1

Ian ARMSTRONG

Malvern, Victoria, Australia 1923 – 2005

  • England 1951-53, France 1988

First to finish 1977 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper woodcut, printed in colour inks, from five blocks. Support: medium-weight smooth wove paper.
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 3/15
Edition: edition of 15

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Ian Armstrong '77'. Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'First to finish'. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '4/15'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image (overall) 25.1 h x 28.1 w cm sheet (deckle-edged] 33.4 h x 48.5 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 2012.1538
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Maggie Shaw, John Armstrong and James Armstrong, the artist’s children, Melbourne, 2012.