Murray WALKER, Benjamin at play. Enlarge 1 /1


Ballarat, Victoria, Australia born 1937

  • England 1960-62

Benjamin at play. 1966 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper woodcut, printed in black ink, from one block Support: thin cream hand made Bodleian paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: upper right edge, 'BODLEIAN'.
Edition State: editioned state
Impression: artist's proof from cancelled block

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Murray Walker 66'. Titled lower left edge below printed image in black pencil, ' 'Benjamin at Play' '. Inscribed with edition, lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'A/P'.
Secondary Insc: Inscibed, lower left corner in black pencil, 'Block was in haste cancelled in 1966 - But now it seems an excellent work. M. W. 1986 / Not Editioned Yet'. Inscribed, lower right side edge verso in black pencil, '3.29'.
Dimensions: printed image 54.4 h x 41.8 w cm sheet 70.6 h x 50.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2008
Accession No: NGA 2008.703.74
Image rights: © Murray Walker
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Melbourne, 2008