Ian ARMSTRONG, John. Enlarge 1 /1

Ian ARMSTRONG

Malvern, Victoria, Australia 1923 – 2005

  • England 1951-53, France 1988

John. c.1978 Title Notes: title provided by the artist's estate.
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and aquatint, printed in black ink, from one shaped plate. Support: thin smooth white wove Whatman paper.
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark lower left edge, 'WHATMAN'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: 1st printing; 1 impression; 2nd printing; 2 impressions

Edition Notes: Plate etched c.1978. One impression printed. Second edition of two impressions printed 1999. (information from artist's estate).
Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'IA. '99'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark (oval) 22.0 h x 22.0 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 38.4 h x 28.2 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 2012.1729
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Maggie Shaw, John Armstrong and James Armstrong, the artist’s children, Melbourne, 2012.