Murray WALKER, Bit players. Enlarge 1 /1


Ballarat, Victoria, Australia born 1937

  • England 1960-62

Bit players. 1979 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink, from one plate; hand-coloured with pencil Support: white wove paper
Edition State: editioned state
Impression: 1St proof AP. 1/1
Edition: edition of 1

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Murray Walker 79'. Titled lower centre below plate-mark in black pencil, ' 'Bit players' '. Inscribed with edition details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '1St proof AP. 1/1 (later ed of 10)'.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed, verso lower right side edge '1.1141'. Inscribed, lower left below plate-mark in black pencil 'Etched on copper 23/4/79 / Nitric - (hand coloured lip) / Between 3/4 hr + 2 1/2 hrs in bath / slow biting - cold. acid'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 30.0 h x 44.5 w cm sheet 51.8 h x 69.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2008
Accession No: NGA 2008.703.14
Image rights: © Murray Walker
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Melbourne, 2008