Ian ARMSTRONG, The footballers Enlarge 1 /1


Malvern, Victoria, Australia 1923 – 2005

  • England 1951-53, France 1988

The footballers [The foorballers 2] 1969 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: textured off-white wove CM Fabriano paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark lower left edge, 'CM FABRIANO 100/100 COTONE'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 19/20
Edition: edition of 20

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Ian Armstron '69'. Inscribed lower left below plate mark in black pencil, '19/20'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 10.2 h x 25.0 w cm sheet 22.6 h x 35.4 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 2012.1710
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Maggie Shaw, John Armstrong and James Armstrong, the artist’s children, Melbourne, 2012.