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Brighton, Victoria, Australia 1924 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 2006

  • England 1952-54

Thistles and sky [Thistles] 1956 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in colour inks, from three stones Support: cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 3/12
Edition: edition of 12

Primary Insc: signed lower left edge, black pencil, 'Robert Grieve'. dated on printed image lower right in black pencil, '...56'. titled lower centre edge, black pencil, 'Thistles & Sky'. inscribed lower right below printed image in black pencil, '3/12...'. inscribed lower right corner in black pencil, '3'. inscribed verso lower right diagonal in black pencil, 'Thistle'. inscribed verso upper left in purple ballpoint pen 'Robert Grieve / Phone WY3159 / 49 NORMANBY Rd / Kew. / 'Thistles & Sky'./ lithograph'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image (irregular) 29.2 h x 22.6 w cm sheet 33.6 h x 25.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 1995
Accession No: NGA 95.953
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Eastgate Gallery, Melbourne, December 1995.