Ian ARMSTRONG, Old woman. Enlarge 1 /1

Ian ARMSTRONG

Malvern, Victoria, Australia 1923 – 2005

  • England 1951-53, France 1988

Old woman. 1979 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper sugar-lift aquatint, printed in black ink, from one circular plate. Support: medium-weight smooth grey wove paper.
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 8/10
Edition: edition of 10

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Ian Armstrong / '79'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Old woman'. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '8/10'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark (oval) 18.8 h x 18.8 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 38.0 h x 28.4 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 2012.1730
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Maggie Shaw, John Armstrong and James Armstrong, the artist’s children, Melbourne, 2012.