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Ian ARMSTRONG

Malvern, Victoria, Australia 1923 – 2005

  • England 1951-53, France 1988

Black Jacket 1978 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper woodcut, printed in black ink, from one block. Support: thin smooth cream wove Fabriano paper.
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark repeated along left and right edges, '[monogram] FABRIANO'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 5/10
Edition: edition of 10

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Ian Armstrong '78'. Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'Black Jacket'. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '5/10'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 86.0 h x 40.6 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 99.8 h x 70 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 2012.1738
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Maggie Shaw, John Armstrong and James Armstrong, the artist’s children, Melbourne, 2012.