Ian ARMSTRONG, Escalator Enlarge 1 /1

Ian ARMSTRONG

Malvern, Victoria, Australia 1923 – 2005

  • England 1951-53, France 1988

Escalator 1977 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper woodcut, printed in black ink, from one block; over colour multiple colour stencils. Support: medium weight off-white wove Arches 88 paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark upper right, 'ARCHES 88 / FRANCE [inverted].
Edition State: published state
Impression: 21/70
Edition: edition of 70

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Ian Armstrong 77' Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, ''Escalator''. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '21/70'.
Dimensions: printed image 38.8 h x 25.4 w cm sheet 56.6 h x 38.2 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 2012.1714
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Maggie Shaw, John Armstrong and James Armstrong, the artist’s children, Melbourne, 2012.