Elaine HAXTON, Theseus and the minotaur Enlarge 1 /1


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

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

Theseus and the minotaur 1967 Place made: Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching and open biting etching, printed in green ink, from one plate Support: wove paper, subsequently mounted on cardboard
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: 2nd state; published state
Impression: 4/6
Edition: 2nd state edition of 6

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'ELAINE HAXTON 67 '. Titled lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'THESEUS AND THE MINOTAUR'. Inscribed lower left below plate-markin black pencil, '4/6 2nd STATE.'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions
Dimensions: plate-mark 29.1 h x 32.4 w cm sheet 38.2 h x 40.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.544.5
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Bonython Galleries, Sydney, September 1977.