Elaine HAXTON, Death of minotaur Enlarge 1 /1


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1909 – Adelaide, South Australia, Australia 1999

  • England 1932-39
  • USA, England, Europe c.1946-49

Death of minotaur 1967 Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, drypoint and aquatint, printed in colour intaglio and relief, from one plate Support: medium-weight smooth off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: 4th state of 4
Impression: artist's proof
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'ELAINE HAXTON. 67'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, 'DEATH OF MINOTAUR'. Inscribed lower left below plate-markin black pencil, 'ARTISTS PROOF 4th STATE'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed on small rectangular self-adhearing label affixed to verso upper centre in pen and blue ink 'Death of Minotaur / in Black. 2nd State. / Unframed $50'
Dimensions: plate-mark 31.6 h x 38.1 w cm sheet 37.9 h x 48.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.544.4.3
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Bonython Galleries, Sydney, September 1977.