Ian ARMSTRONG, The hedge Enlarge 1 /1


Malvern, Victoria, Australia 1923 – 2005

  • England 1951-53, France 1988

The hedge 1987 Title Notes: Title supplied by artist's estate.
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Creation Notes: 1999, printed
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in black ink, from one plate. Support: medium-weight smooth cream wove Saunders' paper.
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: upper right edge, 'SAUNDERS WATERFORD'.
Edition State: 2nd state of 2, published state
Impression: 4/10
Edition: edition of 10

Edition Notes: 1st state printed in 1987, second state printed in 1999. Recorded in Estate record with: '1st ed 1 print / 2nd edition 3 print'.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Ian Armstrong '99'. not titled. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '4-10/2'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 12.4 h x 12.4 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 24.8 h x 19.2 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 2012.1660
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Maggie Shaw, John Armstrong and James Armstrong, the artist’s children, Melbourne, 2012.