Ian ARMSTRONG, Betting ring. Enlarge 1 /1


Malvern, Victoria, Australia 1923 – 2005

  • England 1951-53, France 1988

Betting ring. 1976 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Creation Notes: c.1992, second and third editions printed
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper aquatint, printed in black ink, from one plate. Support: thin smooth cream wove paper.
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 3/15
Edition: edition of 15; 1 artist's proof

Edition Notes: First edition of 5 published in 1976. Second edition of 15 published c.1992.
Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Ian Armstrong.' not dated. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, ''Betting ring"'. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '5/15'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 25.2 h x 25.2 w cm sheet 37.9 h x 36.2 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 2012.1724
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Maggie Shaw, John Armstrong and James Armstrong, the artist’s children, Melbourne, 2012.