Murray WALKER, Stella and safety pins. Enlarge 1 /1


Ballarat, Victoria, Australia born 1937

  • England 1960-62

Stella and safety pins. 1974 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in colour inks, from multiple blocks Support: thick off-white wove Arches paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: left edge, 'J PERRIGOT ARCHES SPECIAL MBM (FRANCE)'.
Edition State: 1st state
Impression: artist's proof
Edition: edition of 65

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Murray Walker 74'. Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, ' 'Stella and Safety Pins' '. Inscribed with edition details, lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'AP 1ST State / ed 65'.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed, verso lower right side edge in black pencil '3.77'. Inscribed, lower left edge inpencil 'NB Keep. only one left'.
Dimensions: printed image 50.8 h x 38.1 w cm sheet 71.4 h x 53.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2008
Accession No: NGA 2008.703.121
Image rights: © Murray Walker
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Melbourne, 2008