Ian ARMSTRONG, The sleeper Enlarge 1 /1

Ian ARMSTRONG

Malvern, Victoria, Australia 1923 – 2005

  • England 1951-53, France 1988

The sleeper 1956 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in black ink, from one plate; over brown stencil. Support: off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 1/7
Edition: edition of 7

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Ian Armstrong'. not dated. titled lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'The sleeper'. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 1-7'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 15.4 h x 15.6 w cm sheet 20.2 h x 18.8 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 2012.1675
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Maggie Shaw, John Armstrong and James Armstrong, the artist’s children, Melbourne, 2012.