Ian ARMSTRONG, The Brolga legend. Enlarge 1 /1

Ian ARMSTRONG

Malvern, Victoria, Australia 1923 – 2005

  • England 1951-53, France 1988

The Brolga legend. 1988 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in black ink, from one plate. Support: thin textured cream wove paper.
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: unpublished state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Ian Armstrong '88'. Titled lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'The Brolga legend'. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'E.A. [etching and aquatint?].'
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 29.6 h x 21.4 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 37.8 h x 28.0 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 2012.1662
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Maggie Shaw, John Armstrong and James Armstrong, the artist’s children, Melbourne, 2012.