Murray GRIFFIN, The owl Enlarge 1 /1


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

  • Malaya 1941-43

The owl 1966 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in colour inks, from multiple blocks Support: shiny wove paper
Edition State: published state
Impression: 4/31
Edition: edition of 31

Primary Insc: signed lower right corner in black pencil, 'Murray Griffin'. not dated. Titled lower centre edge in black pencil, ' 'The Owl' '. inscribed lower left corner in black pencil, '4/31'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower left corner in black pencil, '7532C'.
Dimensions: printed image 45.8 h x 34.6 w cm sheet 51.0 h x 37.9 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1967
Accession No: NGA 67.12
  • Purchased by the Commonwealth Art Advisory Board (C.A.A.B.), from Crossley Gallery, Melbourne, 31 January 1967.