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Ian ARMSTRONG

Malvern, Victoria, Australia 1923 – 2005

  • England 1951-53, France 1988

Portrait 1991 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint with sugar-lift aquatint, printed in black ink, from one plate. Support: thin textured cream wove paper.
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 2/?
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Ian Armstrong '91'. not titled. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '2' inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'a.p. [inscription erased]'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 50.2 h x 36.7 w cm sheet 59.7 h x 44.2 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 2012.1575
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Maggie Shaw, John Armstrong and James Armstrong, the artist’s children, Melbourne, 2012.