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 and aquatint, printed in green ink, from one plate Support: medium-weight smooth off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: 2nd state of 4
Impression: artist's proof
Edition: no edition of this state

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, 'THE DEATH OF MINATAUR'. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'ARTISTS PROOF 2ND STATE'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: inscribed verso upper left in black pencil, '52 - unframed / 65 Framed'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 32.3 h x 37.8 w cm sheet 37.6 h x 43.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.544.4.4
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Bonython Galleries, Sydney, September 1977.