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Murray GRIFFIN

Malvern, Victoria, Australia 1903 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1992

  • Malaya 1941-43

Lyre bird feeding 1935 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in colour inks, from multiple blocks Support: cream lithographic wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 4/17
Edition: edition of 17

Primary Insc: Signed and dated in block lower left corner, '...1935 V/M/G' initials in monogram. Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Murray Griffin 35-'. Inscribed in block lower left corner, 'LYRE/BIRD/FEEDING/...'. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '4/17'. Inscribed lower centre below printed image in black pencil, ' 'Lyre Bird Feeding' '.
Dimensions: printed image 16.6 h x 43.2 w cm sheet 24.2 h x 44.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.722.33
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Thirty Victoria Street [gallery], Sydney, 12 October 1976, part of a group of 65 prints by various artists.