Ian ARMSTRONG, Celtic head. Enlarge 1 /1

Ian ARMSTRONG

Malvern, Victoria, Australia 1923 – 2005

  • England 1951-53, France 1988

Celtic head. 1969 Title Notes: Date 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 plate. Support: thin textured cream wove Saunders paper.
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark lower right in reverse, '[SAU]NDERS ENGLAND'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 5/15
Edition: edition of 15

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Ian Armstrong'. not dated. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Celtic head'. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '5/15'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: plate-mark 24.4 h x 24.8 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 46.4 h x 38.6 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 2012.1737
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Maggie Shaw, John Armstrong and James Armstrong, the artist’s children, Melbourne, 2012.