Ian ARMSTRONG, Breslenka Enlarge 1 /1

Ian ARMSTRONG

Malvern, Victoria, Australia 1923 – 2005

  • England 1951-53, France 1988

Breslenka 1982 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper woodcut, printed in black ink, from five blocks. Support: thin smooth cream wove Arches paper.
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark lower right, 'J PERRIGOT ARC[HES]'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 6/10
Edition: edition of 10

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Ian Armstrong '82'. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '6/10'. Inscribed lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'Breslenka'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image (1) 24.2 h x 15.2 w cm printed image (2) 24.2 h x 5.0 w cm printed image (3) 24.4 h x 3.0 w cm printed image (4) 13.6 h x 4.2 w cm printed image (5) 13.3 h x 19.4 w cm printed image (overall) 38.2 h x 23.8 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 53.2 h x 32.8 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 2012.1547
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Maggie Shaw, John Armstrong and James Armstrong, the artist’s children, Melbourne, 2012.