Ian ARMSTRONG, Shearer Enlarge 1 /1


Malvern, Victoria, Australia 1923 – 2005

  • England 1951-53, France 1988

Shearer 1996 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, aquatint and sugar-lift aquatint, printed in brown ink, from one plate. Support: thin smooth cream wove Lana paper.
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark lower left, [image of rams head].
Edition State: published state
Impression: 2/4
Edition: edition of 4; one artist's proof

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Ian Armstrong '96'. not titled. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '2/4'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 25.0 h x 24.8 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 37.9 h x 32.5 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 2012.1597
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Maggie Shaw, John Armstrong and James Armstrong, the artist’s children, Melbourne, 2012.