Barry CLEAVIN, Scratch the surface of any Englishman and you will find a crow - not a lion Enlarge 1 /1

Barry CLEAVIN

New Zealand born 1936

Scratch the surface of any Englishman and you will find a crow - not a lion 2004 Place made: Christchurch, South Island, Canterbury, New Zealand
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper digital print, printed in colour inks on inkjet printer, from digital file Support: medium-weight textured white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: signed and dated upper left around printed image in black pencil, 'cleAvin / 2004' Titled upper left to upper centre around printed image in black pencil, '- scratch the surface of any Englishman and you will find a crow - not a lion - (Ted Hughes) -'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image (diameter) 10.0 h x 10.0 w cm sheet 29.7 h x 21.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Petr Herel 2013
Accession No: NGA 2013.4264
Provenance:
  • Gift to National Gallery of Australia from Petr Herel, Melbourne, 2013, gift from the artist, Christchurch