Murray WALKER, A stitch in time. Enlarge 1 /1


Ballarat, Victoria, Australia born 1937

  • England 1960-62

A stitch in time. 1979 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink, from one copper plate Support: off-white wove paper
Edition State: 1st state
Impression: 1/1
Edition: 1st state 1 artist's proof

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, ' 'A Stitch in Time' '. Inscribed with edition details lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '1ST State 1/1 / before drypoint to skier'. Inscribed lower left edge in black pencil, 'Nitric Acid / Etched on copper - about 1 1/2 hrs for darkest lines on 12/4/79'.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right side edge '1.1133'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 27.8 h x 44.6 w cm sheet 52.4 h x 69.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2008
Accession No: NGA 2008.703.10
Image rights: © Murray Walker
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Melbourne, 2008